Stang Family History
Stang Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German stang German Stange ‘pole shaft’ hence a nickname for a tall thin person a metonymic occupational name for a maker of wooden shafts for spears and the like or a metonymic occupational name for a soldier. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms named Stang from Old Norse stǫng ‘pole bar rod’ referring to a long and narrow landscape formation.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022