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Origin and popularity of the name ANGER


Anger : 1: German: topographic name for a dweller by a meadow or village green from Middle High German anger ‘grassland field’ or a habitational name from any of several places in Germany and Austria named with this word.2: French and English (of Norman origin): from a variant of the personal name Angier.3: French: variant of Angers.4: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): artificial from German Anger ‘meadow pasture’ (compare 1 above).


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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