||Re: name meaning and origin
||Andy ;—) (guest, 184.108.40.206)
||November 16, 2004 at 9:34:40 PM
||name meaning and origin by Gretchen Gundrum
My first idea was: WAGNER (carriage maker),a very common German name (rank 7 in Germany), with the N dropped for some reason; but I couldn't find any evidence for this, so let's forget about it.
In my book (Duden, Familiennamen 2004) I did find WAGER, meaning "weigher", somebody in charge of the public weigh-house of a medevial city. The different spellings may have variant reasons, I don't know.
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- name meaning and origin - Gretchen Gundrum Nov 16 2004, 5:31:11 PM
- Re: name meaning and origin - Andy ;—) Nov 16 2004, 9:34:40 PM