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Anglicized: Eenis, Neese, Niece, Nicholas, Enos; once wrongly thought a cognate of Aeneas. Angus, though an anglicization of Scottish origin, appears often in Irish contexts [Ir., unique strength, substance (?)]. A man's name, under one spelling or another, borne by many figures in early Irish and Scottish Gaelic traditions, most notably Angus Óg, Óc, or mac-ind-Óc; the name is also borne by at least five Christian saints, and appears in the genealogies of numerous Irish and Scottish families.

Subjects: Religion.


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