Klink Family History
Klink Name Meaning
Sorbian: topographic name or nickname from a derivative (in Lower Sorbian a diminutive) of klin ‘wedge wooden peg’. Compare Clink . German: topographic name a variant of Klinge 1 German: habitational name from any of the places called Klink or Klinke in Rhineland Mecklenburg Silesia or East Prussia. German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of door fittings or for a border or customs officer from Middle High German Middle Low German klinke ‘barrier’ also ‘latch door handle’ Middle Dutch clinke ‘bolt strap door handle’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022