Flynn is a surname of Irish origin it is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn "descendant of Flann", a byname meaning "red(dish)", "ruddy". The name originated in the landlocked county of Laois in the mid-1300s by a large farming family. The name was almost wiped out from both plague and famine, although still lives on today throughout the world by many. Other spelling variations of the surname include O'Flynn.
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... Flynn (withdrew) - 2004 candidate for the State House of Representatives Hammond initially faced little opposition from Flynn and McKown and far out fundraised both ... However, Flynn withdrew from the race and endorsed McKown, whose campaign picked up traction based on questioning Hammond's conservatism and support for the governor ... Although Flynn received 6.5% of the vote in the primary, his votes were not officially tallied ...
... A nerdish bookworm, Flynn is brilliant beyond compare ... By the time he was 31 years old Flynn had obtained 22 academic degrees (12 Bachelors, 6 Masters, and 4 Ph.D.s), including four in Egyptology, a Ph.D ... Practically addicted to learning, Flynn would have continued being a perpetual student had one of his professors not kicked him out of college, insisting that he get some real-world experience ...
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