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KINNY Family History

The Kinny / Kinney family name is found in Scotland and Ireland. Kinny is "O Cionnaoith" in Irish. The Irish name stems from the words respect and affection, and the pagan god of fire. The Kinny name started from a 6th Century monk and saint who gave his name to the town of Kilkenny otherwise know as the the Church of Coinneach".The name stemed from county Roscommon and county Galway.The Kinny clan are also connected with the more famous Kenny clan. The Kenny clan decended from Nicholas Kenny, Escheator-General for Ireland under Elizabeth 1.

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