Lingen Family History
Lingen Name Meaning
German; Dutch (Van Lingen): habitational name from Lingen on the Ems river in Lower Saxony Westphalia and the former East Prussia. English (Herefordshire): habitational name from a place in Herefordshire so named from an old British stream name Welsh llyn ‘water’ + possibly cain ‘clear beautiful’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022