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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X, list of Scottish personal names).

MAGNIE. Also Magni. Dim. form of Magnus, esp. common in Shetland and Orkney, from Magnus, the Norse Earl of Orkney killed in 1115 and later canonised (Sh. 1898 J. Burgess Tang xiv., 1973 New Shetlander No. 105. 11). See also Mansie. [′mɑgni]

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