Origins Available: English, Irish
personal name. The Castleconnell (the Castle of Connell) is said to be a mistranslation and should in fact be the Castle Gunning.
Early Origins of the Gunnin family
County Clare from Tipperary. The Annals of Loch Cé list and Edmund O'Conaing as the "royal heir of Munster" in 1032; and Domhnall O'Conaing (d. 1137) as "chief Bishop of Leath Mogha." Other records include Dermot O'Conaing (d. 1195), Bishop of Killaloe, and Peter O'Conyng, who was Abbot of Holy Cross in 1297.
Early History of the Gunnin family
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Gunnin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gunning, O'Gunning, Gunnin, O'Conaing and others.
Early Notables of the Gunnin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gunnin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francis Gunning, a Church of England Minister, who arrived in Jamaica in 1720; Robert Gunning, who arrived in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1822.
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