Flint Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Flint Name Meaning: Possibly topographic for residence near an outcrop of flint,a rock formation that appears above the surface of surrounding land.

The name is of english origin and may have been used as a nickname towards a 'flinty' character,emotionless and hard-headed.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Flint Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Flint family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 165
Female Servant 116
Independent 70
Labourer 56
Farmer 50
Male Servant 38
Shoe Maker 17
Lead Miner 17
Carpenter 15
Ag Labourer 15
Grocer 13
Dress Maker 10
Tailor 10
Apprentice 10
Cotton Spinner 9
Coal Miner 9
Cotton Weaver 9
Gardener 9
Brick Layer 9
Baker 8
Lace Maker 8
Publican 8
Stocking Maker 7
Ag Lab 7
Clerk 7

Flint Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Flint 100% 36,216
2 Flent 80% 447
3 Flunt 80% 125
4 Flant 80% 104

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The surname Flint is the most popular version of all its varients

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