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Wagner Surname Origin
(Origin German) Occupational surname meaning wagon-maker, wagon driver or wheelwright.
Surname Variations: Wagner, Wagnerin, Wagon, Weggoner, Weagener, Wegener, Wagnerin, Wahner
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Wagner Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Wagner family history than the origin of your surname:
A Wagner Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738