Rinne Family History
Rinne Name Meaning
Finnish: topographic name or ornamental name from rinne ‘slope’, or habitational name from a farm named with this word. Found chiefly in southwestern Finland. Mostly, this is an ornamental name adopted during the name conversion movement at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries. German: topographic name from Middle High German rinne ‘stream’, ‘spring’; ‘channel’, ‘pipe’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press