Last name: DEVINE

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DEVINE : This last name is indexed 79,423 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DEVINE : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of either of two Gaelic names Ó Duibhín ‘descendant of Duibhín’ a byname meaning ‘little black one’ or Ó Daimhín ‘descendant of Daimhín’ a byname meaning ‘little stag little ox’. These are attenuated versions of Ó Dubháin and Ó Damháin and are the phonetic origin of Anglicized forms with an internal v (as opposed to w as in Dewan or monosyllabic forms with an o or u) (see Doane). Compare Devin 1.2: English Irish and French: variant of Devin 2.3: Probably also an altered form of French Devin 3.

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