Last name: LINE

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LINE : This last name is indexed 100,534 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LINE : 1: English: from the medieval female personal name Line a shortened form of Cateline (see Catlin) and of various other names such as Emmeline and Adeline containing the Anglo-Norman French diminutive suffix -line (originally a double diminutive composed of the elements -el and -in).2: Americanized form of German Lein.3: In some cases possibly also French (Liné): metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or a linen merchant from an Old French adjective liné ‘made of linen’.

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