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Origin and popularity of the name MALIN

Origin

Malin : 1: English: from the Middle English female personal name Malin a diminutive of Mall or Mald (Maud). See Mall and compare Mallinson and Maude 2.3: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Male (a back-formation from Malka as if it contained the Slavic diminutive suffix -ke) with the addition of the Slavic possessive suffix -in.4: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Malin a place in Ukraine.2: French: from the ancient Germanic male personal name Madalin a short form of compound names with the first element madal ‘council’. Compare Maline.

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

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Geographic distribution of the 26,567 individuals with the name MALIN on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name MALIN

    MALAIGNE MALINE MALINNE MALIGNE de la HORIE