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Type Surname (ornamental)
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. AWNG-struum  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

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.
Added 7/18/2011 by Amara L.
Edited 2/28/2022 by Beautiful Victory