What does Flint mean?
Flint [flint] as a boys' name is pronounced flint. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Flint is "hard rock". A name from nature, used to denote strength, endurance and determination. May also be a transferred use of the surname, originally given to someone who lived by a notable outcrop of rock.
Flint has 1 variant: Flynt.Creative forms:
(male) Flaint, Flant, ..
(female) Flina, Flinte, .. Middle name pairings:
Flint Graydon (F.G.), ..
How popular is Flint?
Flint is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2268 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Flint for boys. Flint was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1174 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1948 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Clint▼, Fain, Faine, Fin, Finn▲, Flainn (see Flann), Flann, Flin, Flinn, Flip, Flyn, Flynn▲, Klint, Quint and Saint. These names tend to be more commonly used than Flint.See names in meaning and etymology.