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 Lian 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 Lian family
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.
Early History of the Lian family
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Lian Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lange, Langer, Lang, Langen and others.
Early Notables of the Lian family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lian family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Lang, who was the first of the Langs to arrive in the New World. He came to Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1620. Johann Lange came to St. Christopher in 1635. A number of Langs emigrated to England and/or America in 1709.
Contemporary Notables of the name Lian (post 1700)
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