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  • proper n. A male given name, originally used in Scotland, popular in all English-speaking countries in the 20th century.

Etymologies

Anglicized form of two Gaelic names, Cinaed "born of fire", name of Scottish kings, and the saint's name Cainnech "handsome" , as in the surname MacKenzie. (Wiktionary)

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