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Ingram Surname Origin
1) English: from a common Norman personal name, Ingram, of Germanic origin, composed of the elements Ing (the name of a Germanic god) + hraban ‘raven’. 2) (Origin German) Camden derives this name from Engelramus, from Engel, Saxon, angel, and rein, purity. Pure as an angel.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Ingram Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Ingram Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes