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Hamlin Surname Origin

(Locality). A corruption of Hammeline, which was taken from Hamelen, a town on the river Weser, Germany. Hamelin, a town in Scotland, so called from Ham, a house or village, and lin, a waterfall, a small lake or pond.


Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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