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Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname STANGER

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Definition: 1) From towns with names such as Stangor, Stanghow, or Stangrah, from the element "stong," meaning pole. 2) One who lived near a stony gore, from the Old English stan, meaning "stone" and gara, meaning "triangular piece of land."

Surname Origin: English, Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings: STANGOR, STANGAR

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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