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Killin Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic) Locality. A place in Perthshire, Scotland, from Cill-lin, that is, the church or burying-place on the pool.
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.
Killin Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Killin family history than the origin of your surname:
A Killin Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'