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Origin and popularity of the name MORIN


Morin : 1: French and Walloon: from a variant of the French personal name Maurin; or a diminutive of More 2 a nickname for a dark-skinned man. It is also found in England as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Moran Morang Morein Morong Morrin and Morrow.2: Italian (northern): variant of Morino.3: Spanish (Morín): nickname or ethnic name derived from moro ‘Moor’ (see Moro).4: Scottish (East Lothian): variant of Morrin.


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

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