Meaning and Origin of Mccartney - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Mccartney

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish : Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Artaine, ‘son of Artan’ a diminutive of the personal name Art ‘bear’ or ‘hero’. Compare Irish Mac Artáin (see McCartan), of which this is a variant.

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