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Origin and popularity of the name COIN

Origin

Coin : 1: English (northern) and Scottish: variant of Coyne.2: French: from coin ‘corner’ a topographic name for someone who lived on a street corner.3: American shortened form of French Cointreau: nickname from Old French cointerel ‘gallant vain sly’.4: Spanish (mainly Málaga; Coín): habitational name from the town of Coín in Málaga province probably of Arabic origin.5: Italian (Veneto; Coìn): nickname from the dialect word coìn ‘pigtail’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 35,683 individuals with the name COIN on Geneanet.

 

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    (218 individuals)
    famillesardechoises
    (202 individuals)
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    (181 individuals)

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    Variants of name COIN

    COUIN COING COINGT