Last name: FANNING

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FANNING : This last name is indexed 49,551 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FANNING : 2: English: variant of Fenning.1: Irish: from Ó Fionnáin ‘descendant of Fionnán’ a diminutive of Finn (see Fannin). It is also a variant of the name of a Norman family in Munster otherwise called Panin (a diminutive of Pagan) Gaelicized as Fainín. The family was located at Fanningstown formerly Ballyfanning Limerick. Compare Fagan 2.

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