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The name De langen is derived from the Old German word "lang," which means "long;" it is supposed that it may have been a 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.

De langen Early Origins



The surname De langen was first found in border areas between the Netherlands, Westphalia and Lower Saxony.

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De langen Spelling Variations


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De langen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lange, Langer, Lang, Langen, de langen and others.

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De langen Early History


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De langen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De langen research. Another 365 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1184, 1291, 1350, 1519, 1567, 1711, 1733, 1764, 1824, 1828, 1835, 1848, and 1875 are included under the topic Early De langen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De langen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De langen Early Notables (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...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De langen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name De langen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De langen (post 1700)



  • Pepijn de Langen, Professor of Computer Science at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The De langen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De langen 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 November 2015 at 09:13.

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