Cagney Origin and Meaning

The name Cagney is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "tribute".
Cagney is one of the spunkiest Irish surnames around, and could make a lively and fresher successor to the tired Casey.

James Cagney will be remembered not only for his iconic gangster films, but also for his Academy-Award-winning performance as song-and-dance man George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy. Cagney & Lacey was a popular 1980's policewomen drama.

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Famous People Named Cagney

  • James CagneyAmerican actor

Cagney in Pop Culture

  • Cagneycharacter in"The Penderwicks". by Jeanne Birdsall
  • "Cagney & Lacey" TV series featuring police officer Christine Cagney
  • Cagneythe daughter of Terry Jeffords in Brooklyn 99. Has a twin, Lacey.