Wing Family History
Wing Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Weng (Old West Scandinavian Wenge perhaps originally a nickname from vengi ‘pillow cushion’). English and Scottish: habitational name from either Wing in Buckinghamshire or Wing in Rutland. The Buckinghamshire placename probably means ‘the people of Wiwa’ from an Old English personal name Wiwa + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas. The Rutland placename and probably derives from Old Norse vengi ‘field’. Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 榮 see Rong Chinese: possibly from Cantonese form of the Chinese names 榮 (meaning ‘prosperity’) or 永 (meaning ‘forever’) or 穎 (meaning ‘clever’) which were monosyllabic personal names or part of disyllabic personal names of some early Chinese immigrants in the US.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press