Brink Family History
Brink Name Meaning
North German; Danish and Swedish (of German origin): topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or green from Middle Low German brinc ‘hill edge slope grazing land’ especially a raised meadow in low-lying marshland. Swedish name is ornamental. Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by the brink which is in the central and east Netherlands the name of the common area in the centre of the village the village square. Compare Vandenbrink .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press