Girl name origins & meanings
- German : Sunshine
Family name origins & meanings
- German : nickname for someone with a cheerful or warm disposition, from Middle High German sunne ‘sun’ + genitive -n + schīn ‘shine’. In part it may be a topographic name for someone who lived at a place which caught the sun, or a habitational name from a house marked with the sign of the sun.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Sonnenschein ‘sunshine’.