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Origin

CANNING : (Saxon) Cyning, a leader, a king. Germ., König ; Dutch, Koning; Dan., Konge; Swedish, Konung; Welsh, cun; Irish, cean, which is the same as the Gaelic Ceann, and the oriental Khan or Kaun, all signifying head, a leader. Saxon Connan and Cunnan, to see, to know; hence Cunning, or Canning, Kenning.

Origin of name provided by Jean Tosti

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    Variants of name CANNING

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