Tarin Family History
Tarin Name Meaning
Spanish (Tarín) and French: metonymic occupational name for a moneyer, from tarin, a medieval coin, from Late Latin tarinus, probably a derivative of Tarentum (see Taranto), where the coins were first minted. Spanish: habitational name from places in the provinces of Uviéu and Teruel named Tarín. French: nickname from tarin ‘siskin’ (a small songbird similar to the goldfinch).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press