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Surname:  McKenny
Branch:  McKenny
Origins:  Irish
More Info:  Ireland

Background:  This is sometimes of English origin even, by coincidence, in the homeland of the Ui Maine Kennys where an English family settled; but usually it is from Mac, Mc or O'Kenny.




Motto:  Teneat, luceat, floreat, vi, virtute, et valore; May it hold, shine, and flourish, by valour, virtue, and worth.
Arms:  or, a fleur de lis betw, three crescents azure, on a chief vert, a greyhound pursuing a stag argent attired or. Crest: a cubit arm in armour proper, garnish or,the gauntlet grasping a scroll argent. Motto: Vincit veritas.


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We are unable to locate the history for this surname. If you can provide us with this information, then please contact Arms & Badges!

Name Variations:  Kenny, MacKenny, McKenny, O'Kenny.

References:
One or more of the following publications has been referenced for this article.
The General Armory; Sir Bernard Burke - 1842.
A Handbook of Mottoes; C.N. Elvin - 1860.
Irish Families, Their Names, Arms & Origins; Edward MacLysaght - 1957.
The Surnames of Ireland; Edward MacLynsaght - 1957.

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