Meaning and Origin of Flannery - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Flannery

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Celtic : Sheet of metal, flat land

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old French : Sheet of metal
  • Irish : Red haired

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flannabhra ‘descendant of Flannabhra’ meaning ‘red eyebrows’, or (with r for the second l) a possible Anglicized form of Ó Flannghaile ‘descendant of Flannghal’, a personal name composed of the elements flann ‘red’, ‘ruddy’ + gal ‘valor’. Both are Connacht names.