Melin Family History
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Melin Name Meaning
Swedish: probably an ornamental name composed of the place name element mel from Old Norse meðal ‘mid(dle)’ + the common surname suffix -(l)in, from Latin -(l)inius. French: from a short form of the personal name Amelin. French: habitational name from places in Haute-Saône and Côte d’Or, all named with the dialect word melin ‘mill’, from Latin molinum. Breton: topographic name for someone who lived at a mill or an occupational nickname for a miller, from milin, melin ‘mill’. Czech (Melín): derivative of the personal name Melichar (see Melchior). Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Melia, Molin, Malin, Melis, Helin, Merlin, Belin, Meling, Merin, Meli