Last name origins & meanings:
- English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near
a significant outcrop of flint, Old English, Low German flint,
or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual.
- Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave
its name to the old county of Flintshire.
(Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.
This name appears in the following lists:
Jewels, Gems, and Minerals,
Comments for Flint