Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. VAG-nu
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Meaning & History

From Middle High German wagener meaning "wagon maker, cartwright". This name was borne by the German composer Richard Wagner (1813-1883).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWayne(English) Bognár(Hungarian) Wegener, Wegner(Low German)
Same SpellingWägner

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Entry updated July 2, 2017