Leng Family History
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Leng Name Meaning
English: nickname for the taller of two men with the same name, from Old English leng(ra) ‘longer’, ‘taller’, comparative of lang (see Lang). German: variant of Lang. Chinese : from an ancient official title, Lingguan, denoting a court official in charge of music. The character for Ling is written similarly to that for Leng (), and the surname evolved to the latter form. Cambodian: unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Long, Ling, Lang, Lenz, Meng, Eng, Lung, Geng, Weng, Zeng