Subject: Re: Stringer
Author: Professor   (guest)
Date: July 31, 2006 at 10:22 AM
Reply to: Stringer by Jenna

Here is what I found at Ancestry.com. (I've found most of their information is reliable.)

English: occupational name for a maker of string or bow strings, from an agent derivative of Middle English streng ‘string’. In Yorkshire, where it is still particularly common, Redmonds argues that the surname may have been connected with iron working, a stringer having operated some form of specialist hearth.

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