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SOURCE: Location & Given Name
PRONOUNCED: SAYN-kee (English)
CONTRIBUTOR: ekatz7 on 7/10/2016
Meaning & History
Habitational name from a place in Lancashire, which derived from the name of an ancient British river, perhaps meaning "sacred, holy."
When not of English origin, SANKEY is a rare reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seanchaidhe
, which means "son of the chronicler."