When Gideon Flint was born on 25 July 1729, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Flint, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Jennings, was 34. He married Sarah Walcott on 5 November 1753. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 March 1764, in Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 34, and was buried in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States.
English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint (from Old and Middle English, Low German flint), or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual, metaphorically as hard as flint.
Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.