desmond boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Latin: Society
  2. Old English: Protective grace

First name variations: Desi, Des, Desmund, Dess, Esmund, Desmund, Esmond

Last name origin & meaning:

Irish: 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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