Last name: DESMOND

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DESMOND : This last name is indexed 55,348 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DESMOND : Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deasmhumhnaigh ‘descendant of the man from southern Munster’ from deas ‘south’ + Mumhain ‘Munster’ an ancient Irish kingdom named for Mumhu one of its early kings. The surname Desmond has passed into common use as a personal name not only in Ireland.

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