When George Long was born about 1814, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Edward Long Jr, was 34 and his mother, Mildred Bolton, was 30.
English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long, tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus). Compare Dulong and Lelong .
Irish (Ulster and Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin (see Langan ).
German: variant of Lang ‘long’ and, in North America, also an altered form (translation into English) of this.
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