Satin Family History
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Satin Name Meaning
French: metonymic occupational name for a satin merchant or specialist satin weaver, from Middle French satin ‘satin’, a word of Arabic and (ultimately) Chinese origin, a derivative of the Chinese place name Tsinkiang, whence satin silk was brought to the Middle East and Europe in the Middle Ages. Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably a metonymic occupational name or ornamental name from Polish satyna, eastern Slavic satin ‘satin’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sabin, Savin, Hain, Sain, Kamin, Latin, Cain, Matin, Galin, Sartin