Irish surname, from O'(h)Aonghusa "descendant of Aonghus" ("one-choice").

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Contemporary Examples of hennessey

Historical Examples of hennessey

  • "Goat Hennessey was one of my most trusted friends," said Old Beard.

    Rebels of the Red Planet

    Charles Louis Fontenay

  • "There is nothing to hide, Hennessey," she said with gentle dignity.

  • "Mr. Hennessey Vivian," replied the Prophet, hesitating as to what he should add.

  • “Well, you were dreaming nonsense,” said the 14 practical Hennessey.

    The Ghost Girl

    H. De Vere Stacpoole

  • Hennessey was dumb, and as for Phyl, she knew now that she hated this man.

    The Ghost Girl

    H. De Vere Stacpoole