Last name: WEMYSS

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WEMYSS : This last name is indexed 30,826 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WEMYSS : Scottish: habitational name from Wemyss in Fife traditionally pronounced ‘weems’. The placename is from Gaelic uaimh ‘cave’ + the placename forming suffix –es. The surname reached Ireland in the 14th century see Wims.

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