Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó
Láimhín, a reduced form of Ó Flaithimhín
‘descendant of Flaithimhín’, a personal name from a
diminutive of flaith ‘prince’, ‘ruler’. This name is sometimes
translated Hand, from the similarity of the reduced form to
- English: from the medieval female
personal name Lavin(a) (from Latin Lavinia, of unknown
- Spanish (Lavín): habitational name from
Lavin, a place so named in the Santander province.
- Respelling of French Lavigne.
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