Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mongáin
‘descendant of Mongán’, originally a byname for someone with
a luxuriant head of hair (from mong ‘hair’, ‘mane’), borne by
families from Connacht, County Limerick, and Tyrone. It is also a
Huguenot name, traced back to immigrants from Metz.
- Irish: see Manning.
- English (of Norman origin): nickname
for a glutton, from Old French manger ‘to eat’.
- English: occupational name from old Spanish mangón
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