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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. TSIN
, ZIN
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Other Forms FormsZinne, Zinnemann, Zinner

Meaning & History

From the German for word for tin "tin." The name indicated someone who worked with the metal. A famous bearer is Johann Gottfried Zinn, a German botanist. Carl Linnaeus named the flower Zinnia in his honor.
Added 11/20/2019 by Dray
Edited 11/20/2019 by Dray