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|Origin of Canada, Meaning of Canada
Origin: The spelling of Canedy is one of several varients, of the Irish Gaelic, 'Cinneidigh' or 'Cinneide' which are one and the same. My name is Cannaday, my gggrandfather used Canady.... ALL OF WHICH ARE THE SAME NAME... In English the name is spelled Kennedy still the same name... the Library of Congress recognizes 35 spellings with about 125 varients. Depending on the time frame researched, the family may be any number of nationalities. It started in Ireland. The name was changed to fit in with the language of the people, the branch of the family, in your line, lived with. The most accurate research I have discovered was done in Ireland and Scotland, by the Heritage Corp. through the different church parishes, CHECK OUT the LDS Family Centeres located in Ireland. You do not have to be LDS; I am not. Let me know what you find, I would be interested. The family motto (Irish )is:'The Strong Hand Uppermost' (Scottish) is: 'Consider the End'. There are (3) different Translated meanings for the name, 1.Helmeted-head, 2.Ugly-head, 3.Grim-headed. Some people think the description relates to the description of the character of the Chief of the Clan at the time-He was considered a mean person. Others feel that it relates to the coat of arms which isClayton Cannaday
Surnames: Canaday, Canady, Cannady, Cinnedigh, Cinneidigh, Kennedy
Submitted by: Clayton Cannaday
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