Ringel Family History
Ringel Name Meaning
South German: from Middle High German ringel a diminutive of rinc ring ‘ring’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bone horn or ivory rings (see Ring ). Compare Ringle . South German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a circular plot or settlement from the same word. German: metonymic occupational name for a cooper from Middle Low German ringel ‘tub’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022