nickname for a very tall person. There is a town of Langen in the district of Cuxhaven, in Lower Saxony, Germany, and the surname may have come from the place name.
Early Origins of the De langen family
Netherlands, Westphalia and Lower Saxony.
Early History of the De langen family
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De langen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lange, Langer, Lang, Langen, de langen and others.
Early Notables of the De langen family (pre 1700)
From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Samuel Gotthold Lange (1711-81), who was a poet and translator. The knight Karl Heinrich von Lang (1764-1835) was a German historian and private secretary...
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Migration of the De langen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Lang, who was the first of the Langs to arrive in the New World. He came to Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1620. Johann Lange came to St. Christopher in 1635. A number of Langs emigrated to England and/or America in 1709.
Contemporary Notables of the name De langen (post 1700)
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