Anglo-Saxon origin, composed of the elements "wulf," or "wolf," and "gar," or "spear."
Early Origins of the Wolger family
Sussex and Hampshire, where records of the name were found in the Domesday Book of 1086. Other early records include William filius Wulgar who was on record in 1164 in County Warwickshire; Brixi Wulgar, on record in 1188 in the Pipe Rolls of Norfolk; Wlfgarus de Cokesale on record in 1252 in Colchester, Essex in the Cartularium Monasterii; Teobald Wolgar, who was on record in 1250 in Cambridge in the Cartularium Monasterii Rameseia; Edward Wulgar, who appeared in Yorkshire in 1273, and Edward Woolgar on record in County Lancashire in 1379.
Early History of the Wolger family
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Wolger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wolgar, Wolger, Woulgar, Woolgar, Woolger, Woollgar and many more.
Early Notables of the Wolger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wolger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charlotte Wolgar, who settled in Canada in 1832; Maryann Wolgar, who was on record in Boston in 1871; and John Woolgar, who was on record in the census of Ontario of 1871..
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