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Meaning of the Wallner Name

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Meaning of the Name Wallner

Wallner Meaning: one who came from Wallen (forest), in Germany.
Wallner is a surname. It is common in Austria, on its own or in longer names, for example "Haubenwallner". Sometimes it is referred to as a variant of the German name "Waldner".
The ancestral home of the Wallner family is in the German state of Bavaria. The name Wallner is an occupational hereditary surname, a type of surname that was taken from a word describing or common to the profession of the original bearer. It is a name for a powerful warrior or an army ruler.

Early Origins of the Wallner family

The surname Wallner was first found in Bavaria, where the family made a considerable contribution to the feudal society which shaped modern Europe. Literally, the name refers to a "Wallfahrer," or a pilgrim. The first individual bearer of the name to be mentioned in ancient chronicles was Hugo Waller of Waldshut, Bavaria, in the year 1298.

Early History of the Wallner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wallner research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1165 and 1548 are included under the topic Early Wallner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wallner Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Wallner include Waller, Wallner, Waler, Wal, Wall, Walle, Wallere, Wallert (Franconia), Walere, Wallern and many more.

Contemporary Notables of the name Wallner (post 1700)

Mary Jane Wallner (b. 1946), American politician, Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives (1980)
Frederick William "Fred" Wallner (1928-1999), American football guard who played from 1951 to 1960
Wallner, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Barcelona, 1938; Tunis, 1942
Mary Jane Wallner, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1996
John Wallner, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California, 1990, 1992
Martha Wallner (1927-2018), Austrian stage actress
Erika Wallner (1945-2016), Argentine stage, film and television actress
Olivia Violeta Wallner (b. 1990), Swedish ice hockey goaltender
Roman Wallner (b. 1982), Austrian footballer who plays for SV Grödig
Manuel Wallner (b. 1988), Austrian football defender who plays for SC Wiener Neustadt






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