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Origin and popularity of the name GINN

Origin

Ginn : 1: Irish (Ulster): shortened form of McGinn an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionn ‘son of Fionn’.2: English (southeastern): nickname from Middle English gin ginne (a form of Old French engin) ‘skill ingenuity’ or ‘snare trap’. Compare Jenner.3: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 甄 see Zhen.

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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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