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Wagner Name Meaning

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wainer, Wager, Wapner, Wagoner, Wigner, Hafner, Wanner, Banner

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Wagner Family Origin

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Wagner Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    3%
  • Bootmaker

    3%
  • Pork Butcher

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wagner family was Pork Butcher. The most common Wagner occupation in the UK was Baker. 6% of Wagner's were Bakers. Baker, Boot Maker and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wagner.

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Wagner Historical Records

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Wagner Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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