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The surname Dinger may come from the Middle Low German surname Dinger, which was derived from the Old High German word "dinc" meaning "judicial trial or hearing." The name may also have originated with the place names Ding or Dingen.

Dinger Early Origins



The surname Dinger was first found in Westphalia, a region in western Germany which borders the Netherlands. In Frankfurt, Mecze uff dem Dingreyne was recorded in 1347.

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Dinger Spelling Variations


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Dinger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dingman, Dingeman, Dingermann, Dingmans, Dingemans and many more.

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Dinger Early History


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Dinger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dinger research. Another 198 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dinger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dinger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dinger 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 were:

Dinger Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Dinger, who landed in Maryland in 1661

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dinger (post 1700)



  • John R. Dinger (b. 1953), Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research
  • Ambassador Larry Miles Dinger (b. 1946), the U.S. chargé d'affaires to Burma
  • Paul Dinger (b. 1871), American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1928; Socialist Labor Candidate for Michigan State Treasurer, 1930
  • Paul Dinger, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Ohio State House of Representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897; Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1900
  • Marvin L. Dinger, American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Iron County; Elected 1964
  • Larry Miles Dinger (b. 1946), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Micronesia, 2001-04; Fiji, 2005-08; Tuvalu, 2005-08; Kiribati, 2005-08; Tonga, 2005-08; Nauru, 2005-08
  • John R. Dinger (b. 1952), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, 2000
  • Derek Dinger (b. 1987), German professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Fritz Dinger (1915-1943), German Luftwaffe ace credited with 67 victories, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Thomas Dinger (1952-2002), German drummer, singer and songwriter
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    3. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dinger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dinger 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 11 December 2015 at 14:45.

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