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Posted by: Jeannie Wiggermann Date: April 27, 1998 at 10:49:49
In Reply to: WAGGAMON by Garry L.Waggamon of 68597

Do you have any info as to whether or not you name was changed somewhat to make it easiear to pronounce by Americans? Do you know if Waggamon has a German or Dutch meaning?
Wiggermann means cradle maker and the spelling is often changed by immigrants. Usually the first thing to go is the extra N on the end. I realize its a stretch, but I get so much mail
with my name misspelled as Waggamon or Wagerman, that it wouln't surprise me if your ancestors started out as Wiggermann. Germans are alway changing their names to adapt to where they live.


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