Last name: PLUNKETT

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PLUNKETT : This last name is indexed 46,490 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PLUNKETT : English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a metathesized form of Plouquenet in Ille-et-Villaine Brittany so named from Breton plou ‘parish’ (from Latin plebs ‘people’) + Guenec the personal name (a diminutive of guen ‘white’) of a somewhat obscure saint. As an Irish name it has been Gaelicized as Pluincéid.

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