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Origin and popularity of the name LANGER

Origin

Langer : 1: German Dutch Danish French (Alsace and Lorraine) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall man from an inflected form of Lang. In the Franconian dialect of German this was also a term for an unskilled laborer (shortened from Handlanger). Compare Longer and Longie.2: French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Landgari composed of the elements lant ‘land territory’ + gari (from garwa) ‘ready eager’ or gari ‘spear’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 30,899 individuals with the name LANGER on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name LANGER

    LANGEE LANGEN