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Meaning of the Name Desmond

The first name Desmond is of English, Celtic, Gaelic, Irish, Anglo Saxon, Celtic/Gaelic, origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

English: From a Surname Derived from the Irish 'Deas Mumhain' Meaning 'south Munster
Celtic: From South Munster
Gaelic: From South Munster. an Irish Surname Referring to Munster: (One of Ancient Ireland's Five Regions.)
Irish: From South Munster. Famous Bearer: Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Of South Africa)
Anglo Saxon: Gracious Defender
Celtic/Gaelic: One from South Muenster
: Peaceful, Sport-loving, Spirited

Similar Names

Deagmund | Desmund | Dezmond |

Related Names

Des  (English)
Diminutive of Desmond: from a Surname Derived from the Irish 'Deas Mumhain' Meaning 'south Munster.' Also a Diminutive of Any Name Beginning With Des
Desmund  (Irish)
Variant of Desmond: from South Munster. Famous Bearer: Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Of South Africa)
Dezmond  (Irish)
Variant of Desmond: from South Munster. Famous Bearer: Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Of South Africa)

Additional Names

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