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Senga

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges

in A Dictionary of First Names

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198610601
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191726675
Senga

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(Scottish)

Popularly supposed to represent Agnes spelled backwards (which it undeniably does), but more likely from Gaelic seang ‘slender’.

Reference Entry.  21 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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