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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name DOBRIN


Dobrin : 1: Romanian Serbian Croatian and Slovenian: from the personal name Dobrin an augmentative derivative of the (Old) Slavic compound names based on the element dobr ‘good’ (from Old Slavic dobrъ). As a Slovenian surname it may also be a nickname derived from the adjective dober ‘good’.2: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Dobre which is derived from the Slavic root dobr- ‘good’ (compare above). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.


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

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