Flynn

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Flynn is a surname of Irish origin it is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn "descendant of Flann", a byname meaning "red(dish)", "ruddy". The name originated in the landlocked county of Laois in the mid-1300s by a large farming family. The name was almost wiped out from both plague and famine, although still lives on today throughout the world by many. Other spelling variations of the surname include O'Flynn.

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