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Origine of last name

ENNIS : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Angus’ see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/McGinnis">McGinnis</a> and compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Angus">Angus</a> and <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Hennessy">Hennessy</a>.2: English: perhaps a variant of <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Ince">Ince</a> or <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Henney">Henney</a> with loss of initial H- and the addition of a post-medieval excrescent -s or a variant of <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Enos">Enos</a>.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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