Place Name: Beringer Crescent
Feature Type (Year Approved): Road (1992)
Name Origins: Commemorative
English: relationship name from the Middle English personal name Berenger (Old French Berengier, from Continental Germanic Beringar, composed of *ber(n)- ‘bear’ + *gair- ‘spear’).
From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland
Cultural Affiliation: English
Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie
Music teacher Victor Albert Beringer (1867-1966) was born in England and moved to Edmonton in 1900. He had received musical training at the Royal Academy of Music in London and studied in Germany under Franz Liszt for three years. He taught music in Edmonton from 1902 until his retirement in 1952.
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