Type Surname (from location)
Usage Irish (Anglicized)
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 6/2/2016
Reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díscín "descendant of Díscín", which may be derived from díosc "barren". The place name Ballyeeskeen, now Ballydiscin, in County Sligo, is derived from the surname.