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Origin and popularity of the name MCKEAN


McKean : 1: Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain ‘son of Ian’ or Mac Eathain ‘son of Eathan’ Scottish Gaelic forms of John.2: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Catháin ‘son of Cathán’ see Kane 1.


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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