Dinan Family History
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Dinan Name Meaning
Irish: (now mainly Counties Clare and Cork): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Daghnáin ‘descendant of Daghnán’, possibly a diminutive of dagh ‘good’. Irish: variant of Dineen. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Dinan, in Côtes-du-Nord, Brittany. In some cases, possibly an altered spelling of French Dinant, a habitational name from Dinant, a place in the Belgian province of Namur.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Finan, Dunay, Dignan, Linan, Ronan, Dinn, Dynan, Deignan, Synan