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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish (also Galloway in western Scotland) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Aonghus’ (see Angus). Compare Scottish McInnis. This is the surname of a chieftain family in western County Down.

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