• Surname History:
    1. Son of cuinneán' (diminutive of conn). see Ó cuinneáin, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
    2. Descendant of conán' (diminutive of 'con,' high, or the ancient celtic personal name, kunagnos); more commonly Ó cuineáin, which see, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
    3. Descendant of cuineán' (an attenuated form of conán); a variant of Ó coineáin, which see; a common surname in many parts of ireland. there is also a distinct surname Ó cuinneáin, which see, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Sources:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir

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