Palin Family History
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Palin Name Meaning
Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh patronymic ap Heilyn ‘son of Heilyn’, which is probably a derivative of a word meaning ‘to serve at table’. English: habitational name from Palling in Norfolk or Poling in Sussex. These were named in Old English with the personal names Pælli and Pal respectively, + -ingas ‘followers of’, ‘dependants of’. French: unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Malin, Papin, Paulin, Polin, Dalin, Cain, Salin, Balin, Valin, Falin