When Gussie Julia Ring was born on 7 February 1913, in Ocilla, Irwin, Georgia, United States, her father, John G Ring, was 16 and her mother, Judy Julia Diantha Chaney, was 21. She lived in Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 518, Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 31 January 1999, in Ocilla, Irwin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lax, Irwin, Georgia, United States.
English, Danish, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rings (from Middle English ring, Middle High German rinc, Middle Dutch ring), either to be worn as jewelry or as component parts of chain-mail, harnesses, and other objects. It may also have arisen as a nickname for a wearer of a ring. This name (of German origin) is also found in Slovenia and in Czechia. Compare English Ringer and German Rink .
Norwegian: variant of Ringen .
German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German rink, rinc ‘circle’ for someone who lived at a square or market place; or a nickname for a quick or slight, small person, from Middle High German ringe ‘quick, nimble; small, not noteworthy’.