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Origin and popularity of the name MANNING

Origin

Manning : 1: Irish (Cork and Kerry): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Mainnín ‘descendant of Mainnín’ probably an assimilated form of Mainchín a diminutive of manach ‘monk’. This is the name of a chieftain family in Connacht. It is sometimes pronounced Ó Maingín and Anglicized as Mangan.2: English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Manning.3: North German and Dutch: habitational name from a farm so named once in possession of a certain Manno (see Mann 2) and his kin.4: American shortened and altered form of Finnish Manninen.

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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
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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