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What does Wagner mean?

Wagner Pronunciation of Wagner [wag-n-er] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Wagner is "wagon-builder". Occupational name. New York City Mayor Robert Wagner; composer Richard Wagner.

Associated with: occupational.


Wagner has 2 variants: Waggoner and Wagoner.

Creative forms:
(male) Wagned, Waner, ..

(female) Wagne, Wagnet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wagner Charleston (W.C.), ..

How popular is Wagner?

Wagner is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#152 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Wagner has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wagner name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wagner outside U.S.

Similar Names

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