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Wangen Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Wang. Norwegian: variant spelling of Vangen, from the definite singular form of Vang (‘meadow’).

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


Similar surnames: Vangen, Tangen, Wang, Wanger, Hagen, Jansen, Mangen, Haagen, Walen

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Wangen Family Origin

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Wangen Family Occupations

What did your Wangen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wangen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Mill Wright

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Wangen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Wangen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wangen. A less common occupation for the Wangen family was Mill Wright.

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Wangen Historical Records

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Wangen Life Expectancy

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