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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name MCDONOUGH


McDonough : Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchadha ‘son of Donnchadh’ a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown’ (in the transferred sense ‘chieftain’) + cath ‘battle’. Compare McConaghy Donahue and Dunphy.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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