Downing, Dunning - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Downing, Dunning—These two names are the later anglicised forms of Downey and Dunneen, respectively, in South Munster. O'Dúnadhaigh being the Gaelic of the O'Downey sept of Co. Kerry, and O'Duinnín the Gaelic of the other sept O'Dunneen.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees