Last name: WAGER

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WAGER : This last name is indexed 46,539 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WAGER : 1: English (of Norman origin): from an Anglo-Norman French variant of gaugeor ‘gauger (official who measured liquids)’ or of gag(e)ure ‘bet wager’. Compare Gager though the evidence for that suggests more strongly an occupational name.2: German (also Wäger) Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German wæger ‘weigher’ German Waager an occupational name for an official in charge of the city scales responsible for weighing produce especially produce offered as rent in kind or for an official in charge of checking weights and measures used by merchants.

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