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Lingen Name Meaning

Dutch (van Lingen) and German: habitational name from Lingen on the Ems river in Lower Saxony, Westphalia, and the former East Prussia. English (Herefordshire): habitational name from a place in Herefordshire, so named from an old British stream name, Welsh llyn ‘water’ + possibly cain ‘clear’, ‘beautiful’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Linge, Linden, Bingen, Vangen, Linton, Ringen, Lingel, Langen, Linde

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Lingen Family Origin

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Lingen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Fisherman

    17%
  • Merchant Tailor

    17%
  • Works In Nail Factory

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lingen family was Works In Nail Factory. The most common Lingen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lingen's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Merchant Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lingen.

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Lingen Life Expectancy

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