Pine Family History
Pine Name Meaning
English and French: from Middle English pine, Old French pin, a topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous pine tree or in a pine forest. It may also be a Norman habitational name from any of various places named with this word, such as Le Pin in Calvados; in other cases it may originally have been a nickname for a tall man, one thought to resemble a pine tree. German: variant spelling of Peine.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press