Last name: PALIN

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PALIN : This last name is indexed 49,876 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PALIN : 1: French: habitational name from (Le) Palin the name of several places mainly in the western part of France.2: English: variant of Paulin; with late Middle English -a(y)- for -au-.3: Swedish: ornamental or habitational name formed with the root of Latin palus ‘wetland’ (alluding to placenames such as Kärr meaning ‘marsh’ and Mossarp named with mosse ‘marsh’) + the adjectival suffix -in a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’. This surname is also found in Finland where it is more common than in Sweden and where it may also be derived from placenames such as Palus and Palo. Compare Pallin.

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