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The name langner is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. langner was a name used for a person who was considered long or tall. The name occurs in Old English charters as early as 972 A.D, as Aetheric thes langa. Of the many surnames in England, the surname langner is considered among etymologists to be one of the oldest. It belongs to a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames. As a nickname surname langner could refer either directly or indirectly to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

langner Early Origins



The surname langner was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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langner Spelling Variations


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langner Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of langner include Lang, Lange, Laing, Layng and others.

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langner Early History


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langner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langner research. Another 375 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1357, 1394, and 1467 are included under the topic Early langner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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langner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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langner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early langner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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langner In Ireland


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langner In Ireland



Some of the langner family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The langner were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

langner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F Langner, who arrived in Buffalo, NY in 1835
  • Robert Langner, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Rosine Langner, aged 25, landed in New York, NY in 1852
  • Henrick Langner, aged 34, arrived in New York in 1853
  • Henry Langner, aged 34, landed in New York in 1853
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name langner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name langner (post 1700)



  • David Allen Langner (1952-2014), American football player for Auburn Tigers (1971-1973)
  • Robert H. Langner, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, 1945-46
  • John G. Langner (1825-1882), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1865-66, 1877-78
  • Albert Langner, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Tehuantepec, 1884; Salina Cruz, 1884

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The langner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The langner 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.

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