Cunneen


Cunneen households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Cunneen Quite numerous: Cork-Limerick etc. Ir. Ó Coinín. Often anglicised Rabbitt but it probably derives from cano a wolf cub. MacLysaght quotes two septs: one in Thomond, the other in Offaly. IF &MIF.
Ó Coinín Kinneen, Cunneen, Rabbitt: líonmhar: Gaillimh & Maigh Eo. Bhí Mac Coinín in Iorras, Maigh Eo; dhá chlann a luaitear le Ó Coinín - ceann i dTuathmhumhain agus ceann eile in Uíbh Fhailí. Níl aon bhaint ag an ainm Coinín leis an ainmhí beag oryctolagus cuniculus (coinín) seachas an bhun-phréamh chéanna: cú (Laidin canis). IF.
Ó Cuinín Cunneen: líon beag: Corcaigh, Cathair Luimnigh & rl. De réir staire, bhí clanna sa Chlár agus in Uíbh Fhailí. Féach Ó Coinín, leis.


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