Clinger Family History
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Clinger Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Klinger. Possibly a variant of Clinker, an English occupational name for a maker or fixer of bolts and rivets, from an agent derivative of Middle English clinch, clench ‘door nail secured by riveting or clinching’ (see Clinch).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Slinger, Linger, Linge, Olinger, Klinner, Klinker, Klingner, Klingler