Dingeldein Family History
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Dingeldein Name Meaning
probably a variant of Dingeldey, which is unexplained. Compare Dilday. Alternatively, it may be an occupational nickname for an armorer (literally ‘sharpen the sword’), from Middle High German dengeln ‘to sharpen’, ‘to hone’ + dey, shortened form of degen ‘sword’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press