|Subject:||Re: Does anyone know what this last name means?!|
|Author:||beata (guest, 220.127.116.11)|
|Date:||April 17, 2004 at 9:21:12 PM|
|Reply to:||Does anyone know what this last name means?! by The Bat|
My guess it's an Americanized/Anglicized spelling of the German word Wildfang, meaning a wild child, little rascal, scamp, etc. Upon seeing Wildfang I think most people would assume to pronounce it like the English words wild and fang, so the spelling would have been changed to closer represent the correct German pronounciation vilt-fong.
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