Johann Dietrich Lang

26 April 1732–8 April 1807 (Age 74)
Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Johann Dietrich

When Johann Dietrich Lang was born on 26 April 1732, in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Johann Dietrich Lang, was 42 and his mother, Maria Felicitas Sturm, was 37. He married Maria Gottliebin Engel on 24 October 1764. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Weinsberg, Weinsberg, Württemberg, Germany in 1732. He died on 8 April 1807, at the age of 74.

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Johann Dietrich Lang
Maria Gottliebin Engel
Marriage: 24 October 1764
Friderica Eleonora Johanna Lang
Friedrich Carl Lang
Johann Dietrich Lang
Gottlieb Heinrich Lang
Maria Gottliebin Lang
Carolina Wilhelmina Johanna Lang
Johann Christian Ludwig Lang

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24 October 1764
Bans Weinberg,,, Germany


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Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from Older Scots, Middle English, Middle Dutch, Middle German, and Danish lang ‘long’, Swedish lång.2 Hungarian: from láng ‘flame’, hence probably a nickname for a passionate person, or a man with a fighting spirit. Alternatively it may be an indirect occupational name for a smith or someone who worked with fire.3 Chinese 郎: from the name of a place called Lang City in the state of Lu, founded during the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ) by a grandson of the ruler. His descendants lived there and adopted Lang as their surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Joh Dieterich Langs in entry for Carl Friederich Dietsch, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Johann Dietrich Lang, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • H Johann Dietrich Lang, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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