Cunningham is a surname of Scottish origin, see Clan Cunningham.
Notable people with the family name include:
==A–C== *Aaron Cunningham (born 1986), American baseball player *Abe Cunningham, American drummer *Alan Cunningham, British Second World War general *Alexander Cunningham (1814–1893), British archaeologist, father of the Archaeological Survey of India *Alexander Cunningham, 1st Earl of Glencairn (1426–1488), a Scottish nobleman *Alexander Cunningham, 5th Earl of Glencairn (died 1574), a Scottish nobleman and covenanter *Alfred Austell Cunningham, aviation pioneer *Allan Cunningham (disambiguation) or Allen Cunningham, several people *Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, British Second World War admiral *Andrew Cunningham (disambiguation) or Andy Cunningham, several people *Archibald Cunningham, Scottish footballer *Bertram Cunningham, British Anglican priest and academic *Bill Cunningham (disambiguation), several people *Bill Cunningham (talk show host), American radio talk show host *Billy Cunningham, American basketball player and coach *Birgit Cunningham, Anglo-American activist *Bob Cunningham (disambiguation), several people *Briggs Cunningham, American racing driver and team owner, sports car designer and manufacturer *Brysson Cunningham, Scottish harbour engineer and author on dock and harbour engineering and operation *Cal Cunningham (born 1973), Democratic state senator in North Carolina *Charles Cunningham (disambiguation), several people including: **Charles Cunningham, Royal Navy admiral **Charles Milton Cunningham, American newspaper editor and politician *Chris Cunningham, British director and video artist *Clare Cunningham (athlete), British athlete *Claire Cunningham, British choreographer *Colin Cunningham (swimmer), British swimmer
==D–J== *Daniel John Cunningham, Scottish anatomist *Darryl Cunningham, English cartoonist *David Cunningham (disambiguation), several people *David Loren Cunningham, Film producer *Ebenezer Cunningham, British mathematician *Edward Francis Cunningham, Scottish painter *Edwin Cunningham (1919–1993), English footballer *Elaine Cunningham, American fantasy and science-fiction author *Elmer T. Cunningham, American entrepreneur and businessman, specializing in vacuum tubes and radio manufacturing *E. V. Cunningham, pseudonym of Howard Fast, an American writer *Francis Cunningham (painter) *Glenn Cunningham (disambiguation), several people *Graeme Cunningham, Australian Cricketer *Graeme Cunningham (Scottish footballer), Scottish footballer *Hugh Cunningham, former British Army officer *Imogen Cunningham (1883–1976), American photographer *J. V. Cunningham, American poet *Jack Cunningham, Baron Cunningham of Felling (born 1939), British politician *James Cunningham (director), New Zealand film director *James Cunningham, 7th Earl of Glencairn, Scottish peer and member of the Privy Council of Scotland *James Cunningham, 14th Earl of Glencairn, Scottish nobleman *James Cunningham (Canadian politician) (1834–1925), former member of the Canadian House of Commons from British Columbia *James B. Cunningham, American diplomat, formerly the acting US ambassador to the UN *James Cunningham (Australian politician), Australian politician and President of the Senate *Jason D. Cunningham, US Air Force pararescue medic *Jason Cunningham, English boxer *Jean Wooden Cunningham, American politician and lawyer *Jeff Cunningham, American association football player *Jim Cunningham (British politician) (born 1941), Labour MP in the United Kingdom *Jim Cunningham (ice hockey) (born 1956), ice hockey player in the National Hockey League *Jim Cunningham (American football), former NFL running back for the Washington Redskins *Jimmy Cunningham, former return specialist and wide receiver in the Canadian Football League and the XFL *John Cunningham (officer), Anglo-Irish soldier of the 17th century *John Cunningham (VC 1916), East Yorkshire Regiment *John Cunningham (VC 1917), Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment *John Cunningham (RAF officer), RAF night fighter ace (known as Cat's Eyes Cunningham) *John Cunningham (Royal Navy officer), British Second World War admiral; First Sea Lord *John W. Cunningham, author of Western novels and stories *Johnny Cunningham, (1957–2003), Scottish folk musician
==K–Z== *Keiron Cunningham, British rugby league player *Kenny Cunningham, Irish footballer *Kristan Cunningham, American interior designer and television personality *Laurie Cunningham, English former footballer *Leland Cunningham, American astronomer and electronic computing authority *Liam Cunningham, an Irish actor *Loren Cunningham, American-born missions statesman and founder of Youth With A Mission *Marta Cunningham (1869–1937), American-born European-based soprano-singer and philanthropist *Melvin Cunningham (born 1973), American football player *Merce Cunningham (1919–2009), American choreographer *Michael Cunningham, award-winning American novelist, author of The Hours *Michael R. Cunningham, Chancellor National University System *Milton Joseph Cunningham, American politician *Myrna Cunningham, Miskita feminist and indigenous rights activist from Nicaragua *Owen Cunningham, Australian rugby league footballer *Patrick Cunningham (1878–1960), Irish politician *Phil Cunningham (folk musician), Scottish accordionist with the folk group Silly Wizard *Phil Cunningham (rock musician), English musician *Randall Duke Cunningham, U.S. Representative from California *Randall Cunningham, American football player *Redmond Cunningham, Irish officer in the British Army *Richie Cunningham (American football) (born 1970), American football placekicker *Robert Cunningham (disambiguation), any of several people *Ross Cunningham, Scottish footballer *Scott Cunningham, writer *Sederrik Cunningham, American football player *Sumner Archibald Cunningham (1843–1913), American Confederate veteran and newspaper editor *Tony Cunningham (footballer), Jamaican former footballer *Walter Cunningham, astronaut *Wade Cunningham, New Zealand racing driver *Ward Cunningham, founder of the first wiki *William Cunningham (disambiguation) *W. Peyton Cunningham, American lawyer and state legislator
==Fictional== *Max Cunningham, character from Hollyoaks *Howard Cunningham , character from Happy Days *Joanie Cunningham, character from Happy Days *Marion Cunningham, character from Happy Days *Richie Cunningham, character from Happy Days *Tom Cunningham, character from Hollyoaks *The Cunningham family in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee *Mr and Alec Cunningham in the Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Reigate Squire"
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