First name origin & meaning:
Yiddish: Protector of mankind
First name variations: Zindil
Last name origins & meanings:
- German: from Middle High German zindal, zindel
‘silk’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in silk or
perhaps a nickname for a flamboyant dresser.
- German: habitational
name from places so named, for example in Schleswig and Silesia.
- Americanized spelling of Hungarian Zsindely (see
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