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Origin and popularity of the name TINNEY

Origin

Tinney : 1: Irish (Tyrone): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ from sionnach ‘fox’. Compare Shinnick.2: English (southwestern): habitational name from Tinhay in Lifton Tinney in Pyworthy or Twinyeo in Kingsteignton (all Devon). The placenames derive from Old English betwēonan ‘between’ with early loss of be- + Old English ēa ‘river stream water’.

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

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    Variants of name TINNEY

    TENNEY TENNY TESNEY TENNET