Din Family History
Din Name Meaning
Muslim (mainly Pakistan): from the Arabic personal name Dīn from dīn ‘religion’ or a shortened form of any of the many Arabic names formed with the same word for example Saifuddin ‘sword of religion’ or Salahuddin ‘righteousness of religion’. Indian (northern states): nickname from Sanskrit dina ‘humble’. Cambodian: written ឌិន corresponding to the Khmer word of Thai origin meaning ‘tinsel’. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 丁 see Ding Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish din ‘thin’. Scottish (Aberdeenshire): perhaps from a pet form of the personal name Dinis a variant of Denis . According to Black this is an old Strathblane surname “frequent in Fintry in the 17th and 18th centuries”.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022