First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wenger

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wenger

Arsène Wenger is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., AS Mutzig, FC Mulhouse, ASPV Strasbourg, and RC Strasbourg Alsace. Arsène was born on October 22nd, 1949 in Strasbourg, France.


Andrew Wenger is a soccer player for the Houston Dynamo, Duke Blue Devils, Reading United A.C., Carolina Dynamo, Montreal Impact, Philadelphia Union, and United States men's national under-20 soccer team. Andrew was born on December 25th, 1990 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.


Susanne was born in 1915 in Graz. She died on January 12th, 2009.



Piers was born in 1972.


Helen Gibson was an actress, stuntwoman, trick rider, film producer, stunt performer, and trick riding. Helen was given the name Rose August Wenger on August 27th, 1892 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. She left this life on October 10th, 1977.


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Popularity of Wenger as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wenger U.S.
  White 96.36% 64.26%
  African American 0.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wenger

People with the last name Wenger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wenger

  • How Popular is the name Wenger? As a last name Wenger was the 3,369th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wenger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wenger is Sunday, October 1st, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Wenger? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wenger. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wenger: Your name in reverse order is Regnew. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eergnw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wenger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,596 people with the last name Wenger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wenger? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Wenger as their last name.

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