Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
SOURCE: Given Name
OTHER FORMS: O'Shaughnessy, Shaughnessy
CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 10/11/2015
Meaning & History
Means "descendant of Seachnasach", a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps derived from seachnach "elusive". The Ó Seachnasaigh or O'Shaughnessy family are believed to be descendants of Daithi, the last pagan king of Ireland.