Very rare surname perhaps from the Varese area, it could derive from the name Longobardo Langel. additions provided by Giacomo Ganza / Villa di Tirano (Sondrio) the surname in question can be found in any German dictionary under Lang (long), there is also the Lange variant. According to a ranking attributed to Prof. Ernest Thode, which can be found on the site the most common german surnames, Lange ranks 25th among all German surnames.
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