Vallin Family History
Vallin Name Meaning
Asturian-Leonese (Vallín): habitational name from any of the places in Asturias (Spain) named Vallín from a diminutive of valle ‘valley’. Compare Ballin . Swedish: topographic or ornamental name from vall ‘grassy bank pasture’ (see Wall ) or the root of Latin vallis ‘valley’ (representing Swedish dal) + the adjectival suffix -in a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’. The original humanistic form of the surname Vallinus is no longer found in Sweden. Compare Wallin . French: topographic name for someone who lived in a small valley from a diminutive of Old French val ‘valley’ (see Val ) or a habitational name from a minor place so named in Isère.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022