Meaning and Origin of: Lakin
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First name origins & meanings:
- African American : Found treasure
- African American : Treasure
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Americanized spelling of Jewish Leykin (from Belarus), a metronymic from Leyke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Leye, from the Hebrew female personal name Lea, from which English Leah is derived (see Genesis 29 : 16) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.
- English : from a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Lawrence. Compare Law 1 and Larkin.