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Meaning and Origin of: Canning

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Church official; large gun
  • French : Official of the church

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Irish : variant of Cannan.
  • English : habitational name from a place in Wiltshire called Cannings, apparently named with the Old English byname Cana (of uncertain origin) + -ingas ‘people of’.