Robert James Cunningham

1906–1963 (Age 56)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Robert James

When Robert James Cunningham was born on 1 May 1906, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, his father, John Henry Cunningham, was 26 and his mother, Florence Ellen Biggs, was 26. He died in 1963, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 57.

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John Henry Cunningham
Florence Ellen Biggs
Gertrude Matilda Cunningham
Robert James Cunningham
Douglas Henry Cunningham
Arthur Thomas Cunningham
Florence Evelyn Cunningham

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Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a district in Ayrshire, first recorded in 1153 in the form Cunegan, a Celtic name of uncertain origin. The spellings in -ham, first recorded in 1180 , and in -ynghame, first recorded in 1227 , represent a gradual assimilation to the English placename element -ingham.2 Irish: surname adopted from Scottish by bearers of Gaelic Ó Cuinneagáin ‘descendant of Cuinneagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of the Old Irish personal name Conn meaning ‘leader’, ‘chief’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Robert Cunningham in household of John H Cunningham, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Robert Cunningham in household of John Cunningham, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert James Cunningham - death: 1963; Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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