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 langor 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 langor family
The surname langor 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
Early History of the langor family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our langor research.Another 355 words (25 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 langor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
langor Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the langor 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... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early langor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the langor family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
langor Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Frances Langor, aged 23, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Gloucester" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GLOUCESTER 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtmL