Last name origin & meaning:
Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill,
a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive
Néill), thought to mean ‘champion’ (see Neill). In
Scotland MacNeills are associated with Barra and Gigha in the
Hebrides; some of them went to Antrim and Derry in Ireland.
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