Flint Family History
14-Day Free Trial
Flint Name Meaning
English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint, Old English, Low German flint, or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual. Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lind, Linn, Fink, Flink, Lint, Klink, Fleet, List, Lintz, Clint