Type Surname (from given name)
Other Forms FormsÓ Caingnigh, Ó Caingne
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Meaning & History
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Caingnigh meaning "descendant of Caingneach", a given name meaning "pleader, advocate". A famous bearer was American actor and dancer James Cagney (1899-1986).