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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. KAG-nee
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Other Forms FormsÓ Caingnigh, Ó Caingne

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).
Added 7/13/2020 by General9696