Linge Family History
Linge Name Meaning
English: variant of Ling Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in western Norway named with lyng ‘heather’ either on its own or with the addition of -e from vin ‘meadow’. Dutch and North German: variant of Lingen . Dutch (Van der Linge): topographic name for someone living near the river Linge in the Betuwe. French: metonymic occupational name from Old French linge ‘linen goods’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022