Wrangen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wrangen family

The surname Wrangen was first found in Westphalia, where chronicles record them as early as the year 1000. There they were closely identified in the mediaeval period with the feudal society of the northern regions, and would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Chronicles first mention Diderich Wrange of Cologne in Westphalia around the year 1135. Chronicles also mention Johann Wrangere of Hamburg as early as 1252.

Early History of the Wrangen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wrangen research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1000, 1100, 1277, 1474, 1560, 1587, 1613, 1643, 1653, 1676, 1680, 1740, 1784, 1805, 1848, 1864, 1877, and 1878 are included under the topic Early Wrangen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wrangen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wrangel, Wrangell, Wrangle, Wrang, Wrange, Wrana, Wrangen and many more.

Early Notables of the Wrangen family (pre 1700)

Notables of the period with the name Wrangen were members of the Wrangel military family who served in the Swedish, Russian, and Prussian forces. Friedrich Heinrich Wrangel (1784-1877) was a Prussian general field marshal...
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wrangen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Wrangen family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Barbara, Franz, Jacob, and Veronica Wrana, who settled in Texas in 1860.

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