Last name: ENNIS

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ENNIS : This last name is indexed 41,417 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ENNIS : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Angus’ see McGinnis and compare Angus and Hennessy.2: English: perhaps a variant of Ince or Henney with loss of initial H- and the addition of a post-medieval excrescent -s or a variant of Enos.3: Cornish: from any of various places in the western half of Cornwall called Ennis Enys Ninnes etc. from Cornish (an) enys ‘(the) island’. The Saint Gluvias family is certainly from Enys in Saint Gluvias parish.

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