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Irish Surname - Cagney

The Irish surname Cagney is derived from the Gaelic name Ó Céagáin, meaning "descendant of Céagán". The name Céagán is derived from the Gaelic word céag, meaning "thorn".

The surname Cagney is most commonly found in County Cork in Ireland, although it can also be found in other parts of the country. It is also found in countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, where many Irish immigrants settled.

Famous People with surname Cagney

Variations of the surname Cagney

Cagney Coat of Arms

The Cagney coat of arms features a red shield with three gold lions passant guardant. Above the shield is a silver helmet and a gold torse, or twisted wreath of cloth, representing the knightly virtues of honor and loyalty.

Cagney Motto

The motto on the coat of arms is "Non providentia sed victoria", which translates to "Not by foresight but by conquest".

Please Note

There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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