Type Surname (from location & from given name)
Pronounced Pron. SAYN-kee (English)
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Contributor Contrib.ekatz7 on 7/10/2016
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."