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Origin of Swindle

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Origin of Swindle, Meaning of Swindle

Origin: Originally, the name appears to have been swingler, swinler or some other variation of the German/ Dutch Schindler or Zwingalaer (preparer of flax, or in the case of schindler-roofmaker/shingler) The root name apparently came from the germanic/ slavic bohemian region of what is now Chzechoslovakia circa the 11th or 12th century A.D.
Surnames: Swindler, Swingler, Swinler, Swengler, Swyndler
Submitted by: Tim Swindler

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