The surname Dingman 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.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dingman Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Mr. Gerardus Dingman U.E., "Gerhard" (b. 1709) born in Kinderhoek, Columbia County, New York, USA from Kinderhoek, Columbia County, New York, USA who arrived at Machiche Refugee Camp, Quebec c. 1779 he died in 1780 in Machiche Refugee camp, married with 8 children 
Mr. John Dingman U.E. who settled in Westminster, Middlesex County, Ontario c. 1784 
Mr. John Dingman U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 
Mr. Richard Dingman U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1786 
Mr. Garret Dingman U.E. who settled in Fredericksburgh [Greater Napanee], Ontario c. 1786 
Dingman Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
James P. Dingman, who was recorded in the 1871 census in Ontario
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X