The spelling and overall form of Irish names tend to vary widely. The original Gaelic form of the name MacNee is Mac Neidhe, which is derived from the word niadh, which means champion.
from ancient times.
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During the Middle Ages, a person's name was often recorded under several spelling variations
during a single lifetime because it was essentially up to the individual scribe's discretion as to how to record an individual's name. Research into the name MacNee revealed many variations, including MacNee, MacNea, MacNay, MacKnee, MacNeigh, MacNia, Nee, Knee and many more.