The name lang is derived from the Old German word "lang," which means "long;" it is supposed that it may have been a
for a very tall person. There is a town of Langen in the district of Cuxhaven, in
, and the surname may have come from the place name.
and Lower Saxony.
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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 lang Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.