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MORIN - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname MORIN

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Definition: 1) From the Old French "morin," a diminutive of the name "More," meaning dark and swarthy [as a moor]. 2) One who resided in or near a moor.

Surname Origin: French

Alternate Surname Spellings: MOREN, MORRIN, MORREN

More Resources for the Surname MORIN :

French Genealogy
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MORIN Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - MORIN Genealogy
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MORIN Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Morin surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - MORIN Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - MORIN Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - MORIN Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name MORIN.

MyCinnamonToast.com - MORIN Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the MORIN surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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