Ringer Family History
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Ringer Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Reinger, Rainger, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. English: occupational name for a maker of rings (see Ring 1) or for a bell ringer, from Middle English ring(en) ‘to ring’, Old English hringan. German: occupational name for a turner, someone who made objects by rotating them on a lathe or wheel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press