Meaning and Origin of: Brin
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Tawny
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : habitational name from Brin, the Yiddish name for Brno, a city in Moravia.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : acronymic surname from Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of …’, and the first letter of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name. See also Brill.
- French : nickname for a loud or quarrelsome man, from Old French brin ‘noise’, ‘tumult’.