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Where did the English Renger family come from? What is the English Renger family crest and coat of arms? When did the Renger family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Renger family history?The Renger surname in England is thought to have arisen from two distinct sources. It evolved from the Norman personal name Reinger, or Rainger, which is composed of the Germanic elements "ragin," meaning "advice," and "ger," meaning a "spear." It also evolved from Old English "hringanas," meaning "a ring" and from the Middle English "ringen," meaning "to ring," an occupational name for a maker of rings, or perhaps for a bell ringer.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ring, Ringer, Ringere, Rynger and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Renger research. Another 223 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1147, 1207, 1221, 1318, 1752, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Renger History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Renger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Renger Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Renger Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Renger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Renger Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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