Meaning and Origin of Rind - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Rind

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Scandinavian : Ancient mythological figure

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : habitational name from a small place in the former county of Perthshire called Rhynd, from Gaelic rinn ‘point of land’.
  • German : probably a metonymic occupational name for a cattle dealer or butcher, from Middle High German rint ‘cow’.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : from German Rind, Yiddish rind ‘head of cattle’, an ornamental name or otherwise from a house sign.