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Type Surname (from given name)
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Contributor Contrib.LMS on 7/3/2016
Meaning & History
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnáin
, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnán
. This name, from a diminutive of fionn
‘white’, ‘fair’, was borne by several early Irish saints.