Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Long Surname Origin
A nickname often give to a man who was tall and lanky.
Source: A dictionary of English and Welsh surnames : with special American instances. ; Bardsley, Charles Wareing Endell,. London. H. Frowde. 1901.
Long Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Long family history than the origin of your surname:
A Long 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