Minchin Family History
Minchin Name Meaning
English: nickname from Old English mynecen ‘nun’ (a derivative of munuc ‘monk’). French: from a diminutive of Picard minche, a dialect form of French mince ‘slender’, ‘thin’. Bulgarian: from a pet form of the female personal name Dimitra, from Greek Demetrios (see Demetriou).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press