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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Yiddish : Protector of mankind

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : from Middle High German zindal, zindel ‘silk’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in silk or perhaps a nickname for a flamboyant dresser.
  • German : habitational name from places so named, for example in Schleswig and Silesia.
  • Americanized spelling of Hungarian Zsindely (see Sindel).

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