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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wanga

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From Proto-Germanic *wangô. Compare Old Saxon wanga (“cheek”), Old English wange, Old Norse vangi (“cheek, temple”), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌰- (wagga-), Italian guancia (“cheek”).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wanga

Allan Wanga is a soccer player for the Azam F.C., Tusker F.C., Atlético Petróleos de Luanda, FC Baku, Hoàng Anh Gia Lai F.C., A.F.C. Leopards, Al-Merrikh SC, and Kenya national football team. Allan was born on November 26th, 1985 in Kisumu.


Jean Dénis Wanga is an athlete for the Union Douala, Panargiakos F.C., Panelefsiniakos F.C., Coquimbo Unido, Acharnaikos F.C., Egaleo F.C., Kallithea F.C., Kalamata F.C., and Cameroon national football team. Jean was born on April 12th, 1975 in Cameroon.


Fun Facts about the name Wanga

  • When was the first name Wanga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wanga is Monday, January 19th, 1903.
  • How unique is the name Wanga? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wanga. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wanga: Your name in reverse order is Agnaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Awang. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Wanga born May 10, 2014

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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