Dingle Surname Origin
(Origin English) Dweller at a H ollow or Dell [Middle English dingle]. (Scandinavian) for Dingwall. The Irish place-name Dingle is a corrupt form of Dingin - Irish daingean, 'a fortress'.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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