Cunneen Family History
Cunneen Name Meaning
Irish (Clare and Tipperary): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinín or Ó Cuineáin both variants of Ó Conáin ‘descendant of Conán’ a personal name derived from a diminutive of cano ‘hound wolf’ although Coinín was later understood as the Irish borrowing of coney ‘rabbit’. Compare Queenan and Rabbitt .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press