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Origin and popularity of the name MCGINNIS


McGinnis : Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis or Mag Aonghusa ‘son of Aonghus’ (see Angus). This is the surname of a chieftain family in western County Down. Compare the Scottish form McInnis and the variant McNeese. Compare also McGuinness.

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

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