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’.