Makin Family History
Makin Name Meaning
English (northwestern): from the Middle English personal name Maykin a diminutive of May a pet form of Mayhew (see Matthew ). Compare Makinson . English (northwestern): nickname from Middle English maide + diminutive suffix -kin ‘little maid’ perhaps used in a derogatory sense. Irish: variant of Mackin .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press