× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more


The spelling and overall form of Irish names tend to vary widely over time. The original Gaelic form of the name Minnagh is O'Cinneide, which is derived from the words "ceann," which means "head," and "éidigh," which means "helmet."

Early Origins of the Minnagh family


The surname Minnagh was first found in County Tipperary (Irish: Thiobraid Árann), established in the 13th century in South-central Ireland, in the province of Munster. This distinguished Irish family were descended from Kennedy, nephew of King Brian Boru, Ireland's great Warrior King who fell in the battle of Clontarf in the year 1014.

Close

Early History of the Minnagh family

Expand

Early History of the Minnagh family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Minnagh research.
Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1615 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Minnagh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Minnagh Spelling Variations

Expand

Minnagh Spelling Variations


Irish names recorded during the Middle Ages are characterized by many spelling variations. This preponderance of variations for common names can be explained by the fact that the scribes and church officials that kept records during that period individually decided how to capture one's name. These recorders primarily based their decisions on how the name was pronounced or what it meant. Research into the name Minnagh revealed many variations, including Kennedy, Minagh, Kennady, O'Kennedy and others.

Close

Early Notables of the Minnagh family (pre 1700)

Expand

Early Notables of the Minnagh family (pre 1700)


Prominent amongst the family at this time was Mathew Kennedy, who was forced to leave Ireland for France after the Fall of Limerick; Sir Robert Kennedy, 1st Baronet, an official of the...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Minnagh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Migration of the Minnagh family to the New World and Oceana

Expand

Migration of the Minnagh family to the New World and Oceana


Suffering from poverty and racial discrimination, thousands of Irish families left the island in the 19th century for North America aboard cramped passenger ships. The early migrants became settlers of small tracts of land, and those that came later were often employed in the new cities or transitional work camps. The largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. Although the immigrants from this period were often maligned when they arrived in the United States, they provided the cheap labor that was necessary for the development of that country as an industrial power. Early immigration and passenger lists have revealed many immigrants bearing the name Minnagh: Teage O'Kenedy, who arrived in Virginia in 1666; Ffergos Kenedey, a Scotch-Irish settler in New England in 1718; David Kennedy, who arrived in Boston in 1737.

Close

Minnagh Family Crest Products

Expand

Minnagh Family Crest Products



Close

See Also

Expand

See Also


Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest