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).