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Origins of the Wagner surname

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About the Wagners

We have a total number of 20623 records for people with the last name Wagner.

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Where do most Wagners live?

In 1921, most Wagners lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Wagners

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 6,730 records for the Wagner surname. The oldest one dates back to 1813.

Who were Wagners most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Wagner first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Anna

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Common jobs for Wagners

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Wagners in 1921






Domestic Servant


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Wagners in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands




General Farmers


Semiskilled Machine Shop And Related Occupations


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