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Origin and popularity of the name MACHIN


Machin : 1: English: variant of Machen. This is the more common form of the name in Britain and Ireland.2: Spanish (Machín): probably a nickname from machín ‘boor lout’ often applied to a blacksmith's apprentice.3: French: nickname for an intrigant from Old French machin ‘scheming’.

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

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