De Lange Family History
De Lange Name Meaning
Dutch and Flemish: nickname meaning ‘the tall (one)’ a variant of Lange with the definite article de ‘the’. The surname De Lange is also established in South Africa. Compare Delong French (Delange): patronymic with fused preposition de ‘of’ from the nickname L'Ange ‘the angel’ or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of an angel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022