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Meaning and Origin of: Wagner

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Dutch : Wagon driver
  • German : Wagon maker

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Last name origin & 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.

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