Wagner (surname)

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This article is about the family name. For other uses, see Wagner (disambiguation).
Family name
Meaning A maker or driver of wagons
Region of origin Germany
Language(s) of origin German
Related names

Wagner is derived from the Germanic surname Waganari, meaning "wagonmaker" or "wagon driver".

This common occupational surname was often given to one who transported produce or other goods via high-sided wagons or carts. Among some German populations, especially the Pennsylvania Germans, Wagner also denoted a wagon-maker, wainwright, or cartwright.[1]

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