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The Renger surname in England is thought to have arisen from two distinct sources. It evolved from the Norman personal name Reinger, or Rainger, which is composed of the Germanic elements "ragin," meaning "advice," and "ger," meaning a "spear." It also evolved from Old English "hringanas," meaning "a ring" and from the Middle English "ringen," meaning "to ring," an occupational name for a maker of rings, or perhaps for a bell ringer.

Renger Early Origins



The surname Renger was first found in Nottinghamshire, where they held a family seat in ancient times.

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Renger Spelling Variations


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Renger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ring, Ringer, Ringere, Rynger and others.

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Renger Early History


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Renger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Renger research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1147, 1207, 1221, 1318, 1752 and 1821 are included under the topic Early Renger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Renger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Renger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Renger Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Renger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Renger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Renger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego Renger, who landed in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1835
  • Gerh Henr Renger, who arrived in America in 1840

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Renger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Renger 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.

    This page was last modified on 20 January 2014 at 14:58.

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