Pinner Family History
Pinner Name Meaning
English and North German: occupational name for a maker of pins or pegs (alternatively in the case of the German name a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker) a derivative of Pinn with the addition of the agent suffix -er. English: occupational name for a maker or user of combs Anglo-Norman French peigner an agent derivative of peigne ‘comb’. English: habitational name from Pinner now part of northwest London which derives its name from Old English pinn ‘pin peg’ + ōra ‘slope ridge’ describing a projecting hill spur. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Pinne (Polish Pniewy) near Poznań in Greater Poland Voivodeship. German: habitational name for someone from a place called Pinnau or Pinne.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022