Type Surname (ornamental)
Pronounced Pron. ONG-strum
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Contributor Contrib.Amara L. on 7/18/2011
Combination of Swedish ånga "steam" and ström "river, current, stream". A notable bearer was Swedish physicist Anders Ångström (1814-1874), one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy. An ångström (Å) is a unit of length measuring 0.1 nanometre.