Linge Family History
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Linge Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Ling 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in western Norway named with lyng ‘heather’, either on its own, or with the addition of vin ‘meadow’. Dutch (de Linge) and North German: habitational name from a place named with Old Low German linge ‘strip of land or water’, or possibly with the river name Linge (this river flows through the Betuwe). See also Lingen. Possibly French, from a metonymic occupational name from linge ‘linen goods’, but there is no evidence of surname in North America.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Klinge, Lingen, Ling, Linde, Linger, Minge, Line, Winge, Linne