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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English, Irish
Other Forms FormsSennett, Signot, Sinnett, Sinot, Sinott, Synnot, Synnott, Synod, Synot, Synote, Synott

Meaning & History

From the medieval personal name Sinod (from Old English Sigenōth, literally "victory-brave").
From the Middle English personal name Sinod, Old English Sigenoð, composed of the elements sige "victory" and noð "brave". Although of English origin, the surname is now far more common in Ireland than in England; it has been prominent in Wexford since the 13th century.
Added 10/23/2011 by Lucille
Edited 1/18/2016 by Sofia, babycrookston and Lucille