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Origin and popularity of the name BELIN


Belin : 1: Czech (Bělín): either a nickname from a dialect derivative of Czech bílý ‘white’ or a derivative of the female personal name Běla (see Bela).2: Croatian: cognate of Belan and Belina. Compare Bellin.3: French (also Bélin): nickname from a diminutive of bélier ‘ram’ borne by a ram in the medieval literary cycle Reynard the Fox (in French: Roman de Renart).4: French (also Bélin): from a pet form of personal names such as Robelin from Robert or Hubelin from Hubert or perhaps a pet form of a personal name based on Old French bel ‘beautiful’. Compare Bellin.5: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Beylin (compare Balin 1).6: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Belin(y) in Belarus or Ukraine; compare Belinsky.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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