Flynn

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This article is about the surname. For other uses, see Flynn (disambiguation).
Flynn
Family name
Meaning red or reddish (complexion) or ruddy
Region of origin Ireland
Related names O'Flynn, Flinn, Lynn, O'Lynn, O'Linn

Flynn is an Irish surname, an anglicised form of the Irish Gaelic Ó Floinn, meaning "descendant of Flann" (a byname meaning "reddish (complexion)" or "ruddy"). The name rose independently in several parts of Ireland.[1]

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  1. ^ "Flynn Family Crest and History". Retrieved 2013-05-03.