Leinen Family History
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Leinen Name Meaning
German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or someone who grew flax or sold linen, from Leinen ‘linen’, ‘flax’ (Middle High German lin), possibly shortened from Leinenweber, formed with weber ‘weaver’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Leisen, Leiner, Linn, Lein, Linen, Lerner, Feiner, Weiden, Eiben