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Origin and popularity of the name DINEEN

Origin

Dineen : Irish (Cork and Limerick): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín ‘descendant of Duinnín’ a byname from a diminutive of donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’.

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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

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Geographic distribution of the 1,179 individuals with the name DINEEN on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name DINEEN

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