Manger Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Origins of Manger:
Listed as Manger and Monger, this is an old English surname. It is professional either for a person who worked in a stable or as a merchant or retailer. The later styling was as a costermonger, a term which usually represented a retailer of fruit and vegetables. The origin is from the pre 7th-century-word ‘mangere.’ Professional surnames were created in old times in about the 12th-century AD but they did not frequently become inherited unless a son followed his father into the same line of business. Many did not, and the first name then died out, probably to be restored by a later generation. In this situation, though the surname has a very early first documentation with that of William Manger, who was clearly a person of some importance. He was noted as a land holder in the Hundred Rolls of the division of Huntingdon in the year 1255. Next documentations from the old era contain those of Richard le Manger in the Premium Tax records of the division of Worcester in 1275, and in Yorkshire, that of Robert Monger. He not in ed the Friary Rolls of the manor of Wakefield in 1316, during the rule of King Edward 11nd 1307 – 1327.
More common variations are: Mangera, Mangere, Mangeri, Mangero, Maniger, Maneger, Mangery, Mangeur, Mangeer, Mangeru.
The surname Manger first appeared in Wiltshire where the name acquired from the ” Anglo-Saxon mancgere, originally a dealer of the highest class. Aelfric’s mancgere served as trading gems, gold, wine, oil, etc.” The origin of surnames during this period became a necessity with the introduction of personal taxation. It came to be known as Poll Tax in England.
Many of the people with surname Manger had moved to Ireland during the 17th century.
United States of America:
Individuals with the surname Manger landed in the United States in three different centuries respectively in the 17th, 18th, and 19th. Some of the people with the name Manger who arrived in the United States in the 17th century included Elizabeth Manger, who landed in Virginia in 1651.
People with the surname Manger who landed in the United States in the 18th century included Johannes Manger, who arrived in America in 1709. Eliza Manger, who came to Virginia in 1715. Joh Phil Manger, who landed in America in 1764-1798. Johann Phil Manger, who arrived in America in 1789.
The following century saw much more Manger surnames arrive. Some of the people with the surname Manger who arrived in the United States in the 19th century included Christiana Fred Manger, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802. Daniel Manger, who landed in New York, NY in 1831. Charles Manger, who landed in New York, NY in 1831. Anne Manger arrived in New York, NY in 1848. Jacob Manger, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in the year1851.
Some of the individuals with the surname Manger who landed in Australia in the 19th century included Anne Manger at the age of 19, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship “General Hewett.” Johanna Manger at the age of 21, also a servant, arrived in South Australia in the same year 1858 aboard the ship “General Hewett.”
Some of the population with the surname Manger who arrived in New Zealand in the 19th century included Philip Manger at the age of 20, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship “Ballochmyle” in 1874.
Here is the population distribution of the last name Manger: India 20,777; Germany 2,118; United States 1,679; Egypt 817; England 430; Ukraine 302; Australia 182; Brazil 159; Netherlands 146; Russia 135
Albert Henry Manger (May 1899–March 1985) was an American weightlifter who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics. He died in Baltimore, Maryland.
Itzik Manger (May 1901, Czernowitz, then Austrian-Hungarian Empire – 21 February 1969, Gedera, Israel) was a famous Yiddish poet and playwright, a self-proclaimed folk bard, visionary, and ‘master tailor’ of the written word.
Blazons & Genealogy Notes
(Jersey and Guernsey). Gu. an anchor erect in pale or, on a chief of the second three roses of the first. Crest—A greyhound’s head erased gu. collared and ringed or.