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Question: What is the origin of the last name Palin!?
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"palin Name Meaning and History

1!. Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh patronymic ap Heilyn ‘son of Heilyn’, which is probably a derivative of a word meaning ‘to serve at table’!.
2!. English: habitational name from Palling in Norfolk or Poling in Sussex!. These were named in Old English with the personal names P?lli and Pal respectively, + -ingas ‘followers of’, ‘dependants of’!.
3!. French: unexplained!."Www@QuestionHome@Com

Palin sounds very french, and her features seem to support that idea!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

well its british, but the governor is of british,irish, german descent!.Www@QuestionHome@Com