Mastin Family History
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Mastin Name Meaning
French: partly an occupational name for a household servant, from Old French mastin ‘watchdog’; ‘manservant’ (from Latin mansuetudinus ‘domestic’). The Old French word had the further sense of a bad-tempered dog, and was used as an adjective in the sense of ‘bad’, ‘cruel’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press