What is the origin and mening of the surname ‘Keinonen’

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26.09.2019

What is the origin and mening of the surname ‘Keinonen’

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27.09.2019

Surnames 'Keinonen' and 'Keinänen' are both believed to be derived from the word keino which in the Savonian dialect carries the meaning 'trap, snare, (a hunter's) trail'.

Pirjo Mikkonen & Sirkka Paikkala, Sukunimet

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