Meaning and Origin of: Flint
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First name origins & meanings:
- English : Hard, quartz rock
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- English and German : topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint, Old English, Low German flint, or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual.
- Welsh : habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.