Shine Family History
Shine Name Meaning
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seighin ‘descendant of Seighin’ a personal name most probably derived from séaghainn ‘accomplished’. Irish: shortened altered form of Mac Seáin; see McShane . English: nickname from Middle English shine ‘fair handsome’ (Old English scīene). Compare Sheen 2 Shown 2 and Shinn . Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) or German Schein . Americanized form of Croatian and Serbian Šain or Slovenian and Croatian Šajn (see Sain 2 and ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press