is thought to have arisen from two distinct sources. It evolved from the Norman
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
name for a maker of rings, or perhaps for a bell ringer.
in ancient times.
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