Lingen Family History
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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