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Irish Surname - Finnucane

Origin of the Surname Finucane

The Irish surname Finucane (Ó Fionnachta) originates from the Gaelic word "fionnachta," meaning "fair snow" or "fair-haired." The name is primarily associated with County Clare, where the Finucane family was part of the Dál gCais tribal grouping. They were a prominent family in the area, holding significant lands and power. The surname has since spread to other parts of Ireland and across the world, with concentrations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Finucane

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Finucane

Unfortunately, there is no specific coat of arms or motto associated with the Finucane surname. Coats of arms and mottos are granted to individuals rather than surnames, and there may have been different arms granted to various branches of the Finucane family over time.

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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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