Coyne Family History
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Coyne Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuáin ‘descendant of Cuán’, a byname from a diminutive of cú ‘hound’, ‘dog’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cadhain ‘descendant of Cadhan’, a byname from cadhan ‘barnacle goose’. Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Comhgháin ‘descendant of Comghán’, a Connacht name usually Anglicized as Coen. Irish: variant of Quinn. English: metonymic occupational name for a minter of money, or a derogatory nickname for a miser, from Middle English coin ‘piece of money’ (earlier the die used to stamp money, from Latin cuneus ‘wedge’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Coyner, Corne, Clyne, Hoyne, Doyne, Corn, Noone, Wayne, Boyne, Corte