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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.