Last name: LINN

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LINN : This last name is indexed 59,855 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LINN : 1: Scottish: variant of Lynn.2: German: habitational name from a place called Linn named with lin ‘swamp bog marsh’.3: German: from an ancient Germanic personal name Linto formed with Old High German lind(i) ‘soft’.4: East German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic lin ‘tench’ a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught and sold tench or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a tench.5: Chinese: variant of Lin.6: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 甯 possibly based on some varieties of its Cantonese pronunciation see Ning.

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