Last name: CANNING

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All you have to know about the last name CANNING

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CANNING : This last name is indexed 44,186 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CANNING : 1: Irish (Derry and Donegal): from Mac Coinín ‘son of Coinín’ a personal name likely derived from a diminutive of cano ‘hound wolf’ (though sometimes misinterpreted as ‘rabbit’).3: Irish: alternatively a shortened form of Ó Canann or Ó Canáin see Cannon.2: English: habitational name from a place in Wiltshire called Cannings apparently named with the Old English byname Cana (of uncertain origin) + -ingas ‘people of’.

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