Nanninga Family History
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Nanninga Name Meaning
North German and Dutch (Frisian): patronymic from a Frisian personal name, in origin probably a nursery term, but in the Middle Ages also taken as a short form of various Germanic compound names containing the element nand ‘daring’, ‘brave’ (see, for example, Ferdinand). Compare Nann.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kanning, Janning, Penning, Lanning, Panning, Ronning, Arning, Benning