When Charles Lange was born on 19 January 1869, in Thornton, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, JOACHIM FRED THEODORE Lange, was 40 and his mother, Anne Marie Sophie Charlotte Behernt, was 37. He married Emma Dobbertin on 26 October 1890, in O'Brien, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in O'Brien, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Union Township, O'Brien, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 December 1941, in Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Saint John Cemetery, Germantown, O'Brien, Iowa, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Erwin, Heinz, Horst, Otto, Wolfgang, Ernst, Helmut, Hermann, Manfred, Reinhold.
German, Scandinavian, and Dutch: variant of Lang ‘long’. This surname is also found in Poland and in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare De Lange .
French: variant, with fused definite article l', of Ange 2. Compare Longe 1.