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Wolfenbarger Family History & Genealogy

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Wolfenbarger Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Aug 27, 2021

Summary

The Wolfenbarger surname is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Wolfgang, a popular personal name in Germany during medieval times.

History

The surname Wolfenbarger was first found in the Rhineland, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century on the surname spread to nearly all parts of Germany, and was identified with the great social and economic evolution that contributed to the development of the nation. Chronicles mention Nivelung Wolf of Cologne as early as 1135, and Elbel Wolf of Bruenn in Moravia in 1365, showing the gradual eastward movement of the branches.es. This personal name was originally derived from the Old German

Name Origin

The Wolfenbarger surname is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Wolfgang, a popular personal name in Germany during medieval times."wolf" which meant "wolf" and "ganc" meaning "battle." Germany

Spellings & Pronunciations

Wolfen-barger, Wolfen-barg-er, Wolfen-bar-ger

Nationality & Ethnicity

This personal name was originally derived from the Old German Wolfsburg, city, Lower Saxony Land (state), northern Germany. It lies along the Mittelland Canal, about 45 miles (70 km) east of Hannover. The village of Hesslingen, dating from about 700, was the first settlement near the site of Wolfsburg; the town was first mentioned in 1132.

Famous People named Wolfenbarger

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David Wolfenbarger (born April 19, 1969, in Tuscola, Illinois) Singer/Songwriter

Early Wolfenbargers

These are the earliest records we have of the Wolfenbarger family.

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Wolfenbarger Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Wolfenbarger family member is 69.7 years old according to our database of 708 people with the last name Wolfenbarger that have a birth and death date listed.

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