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Wolfanger Name Meaning

German: variant of Wolffanger ‘wolf catcher’, an occupational name for a trapper who caught wolves (see Wolf, Fanger).

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


Similar surnames: Wolfinger, Fanger, Wolfer, Wolfmeyer, Wolfgang, Rollinger, Wollner

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Wolfanger Family Origin

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Wolfanger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wolfanger family was Laborer. The most common Wolfanger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wolfanger's were Farmers. Farmer and Barber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wolfanger.

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Wolfanger Historical Records

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Wolfanger Life Expectancy

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