First name origin & meaning:
English: Hard, quartz rock
First name variations: Flinte, Flynt, Flynte
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’.
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