Tintle Family History
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Tintle Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of German Tintel or Tüntel, of uncertain origin; possibly a nickname from Low German (Westphalian) tünte ‘lazy or silly woman’ or tünteln ‘to waste time’. Alternatively, it may be an altered form of German Tintler, an occupational name for an ink maker (see Tinder).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press