Last name: SHINE

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SHINE : This last name is indexed 28,348 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SHINE : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seighin ‘descendant of Seighin’ a personal name most probably derived from séaghainn ‘accomplished’.2: Irish: shortened altered form of Mac Seáin; see McShane.3: English: nickname from Middle English shine ‘fair handsome’ (Old English scīene). Compare Sheen 2 Shown 2 and Shinn.4: Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) or German Schein.5: Americanized form of Croatian and Serbian Šain or Slovenian and Croatian Šajn (see Sain 2 and 3).

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