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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. FEER-ling  [key]
Other Forms FormsVerling, Vierlinger, Verlinger, Vearling, Veerling, Vehrling, Vierlinck, Verleng, Wierling

Meaning & History

Derived from Middle High German vierlinc meaning "one-fourth of a measure", hence a status name or nickname for someone who had an annual tax liability of this amount.
Added 10/16/2021 by General9696
Edited 4/26/2023 by General9696