Boy name origins & meanings
- English : Hard, quartz rock
Family name origins & meanings
- 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’.