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Linn Surname Origin
(Locality). A pool, pond, or lake. Welsh, llyn; Cornish British, lyn; Gaelic, linne, a 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.
Linn Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Linn family history than the origin of your surname:
A Linn Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'