Nightingale Family History
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Nightingale Name Meaning
English: nickname for someone with a good voice, from Middle English nighti(n)gale (Old English nihtegal, from niht ‘night’ + galan ‘sing’). Probably a translation of German and Jewish Nachtigall, or cognates in other languages.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Nachtigall, Nightengale, Dingle, Single, Tingle, Ingle, Lighthall