langer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The family name emerged in the old duchy of Saxony, which existed from the 9th to the 12th centuries. A common form of surname found in Lower Saxony are those that are derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name langer is derived from the Old German word "lang," which means "long," and it was a nickname for a very tall person.

Early Origins of the langer family

The surname langer was first found in Lueneburg, in the Dukedom of Brunswick, where this family contributed to the local society. The family became an integral part of that turbulent region as they emerged to form alliances with other families within the feudal system.

Important Dates for the langer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langer research. Another 178 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1291, 1567, 1184, 1519, 1350, 1733, 1711, 1), , 1764, 1835, 1824, 1828, 1875, 1848 and 1930 are included under the topic Early langer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

langer Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the langer family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time 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 to the Prussian statesman...
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langer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

langer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Richard Langer, who arrived in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1636 [1]
langer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Abraham Langer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710 [1]
  • Richard Langer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1748
  • Reichard Langer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • Reighart Langer, aged 30, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
langer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Adolph Langer, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1850 [1]
  • Henry Langer, who landed in Iowa in 1856 [1]
  • Maria Langer, aged 28, who arrived in New York in 1862 [1]
  • John Langer, who landed in Texas in 1890 [1]
  • Eduard Langer, who arrived in Chile in 1896 [1]
langer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Fritz Langer, who arrived in Arkansas in 1906 [1]
  • Edward Langer, who landed in Wisconsin in 1915 [1]
  • Anton Langer, who landed in Wisconsin in 1925 [1]
  • Mary Hines Langer, who landed in Wisconsin in 1925 [1]

langer migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

langer Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Jacque Langer, who arrived in Red River, Canada in 1821

Contemporary Notables of the name langer (post 1700)

  • Susanne Knauth Langer (1895-1985), American philosopher
  • Oscar E. Langer, American politician, Representative from New York 6th District, 1896 [2]
  • John F. Langer Jr., American politician, Mayor of Eureka, California, 1950-51 [2]
  • Frank J. Langer, American politician, Member of North Dakota State Legislature, 1889 [2]
  • Carol Langer, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly 6th District, 1966 [2]
  • Bernhard Langer (b. 1957), German professional golfer, winner of the 1985 Masters Tournament, inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame (2001)
  • Justin Langer (b. 1970), Australian cricketer
  • Allan "Alfie" Langer AM (b. 1966), Australian former multi-award-winning rugby league footballer
  • Eli Langer (b. 1967), Canadian visual artist
  • Ellen Jane Langer (b. 1947), Professor of psychology at Harvard University

Historic Events for the langer family

Bismarck
  • Herbert Langer (b. 1915), German Schreiberhauptgefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he survived the sinking [3]
  • Günther Langer (1916-1941), German Funkmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Georg Langer (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Dr. Eduard Langer (1906-1941), German Oberkriegsgerichtsrat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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