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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : variant spelling (under French influence) of Malin 4 and 5.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from Ukrainian and Polish malina ‘raspberry’.
  • French (western and southwestern) : metronymic from a feminine form of Malin 4.

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