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O'flynn Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann’ (see Flynn). This is a name borne by several families in Ireland, in Connacht, Cork, and Tyrone.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Flynn, Finn, O'ryan, Lynn, O'fallon, Mcglynn, O'regan, O'quinn

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