Pinn Family History
Pinn Name Meaning
English and German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of pins or pegs from Middle English pin Middle Low German pin(ne) ‘pin peg’. In some cases the German name was a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker. See Pinner English (Devon): habitational name from a place called with Old English penn ‘hill hill top’ a borrowing of Brittonic penn ‘head(land)’ e.g. Pinn Pinn Court Farm or Pin Hill Farm all in Devon. English (Devon): variant of Pine or Penn .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022