Meaning and Origin of: Angus

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Gaelic : Superb or unique

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish and (less frequently) Irish : from the Gaelic personal nameAonghus, said to be composed of Celtic aon ‘one’ +gus ‘choice’. This was borne by an Irish god and a famous 8th-century Pictish king. It is also the name of a county on Tayside (named after him); in some cases the surname may be a regional name from this county.

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