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Origin and popularity of the name ANGUS


Angus : Scottish and Irish: habitational name from the county and earldom of Angus in Scotland or from the Gaelic personal name Aonghus said to be composed of Celtic aon ‘one’ + gus ‘choice’. This was borne by an early Celtic deity and prominent mythological figure and a famous 8th-century Pictish king.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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