Last name: LYNN

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LYNN : This last name is indexed 110,745 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LYNN : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn (see Flynn).2: Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3: English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk in particular King's Lynn an important center of the medieval wool trade. The placename is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool stream’.4: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 林 probably based on its Mandarin pronunciation. See Lin 1.

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