Manx Submitted Surnames
are used on the Isle of Man.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Anglicized and reduced form of Manx Gaelic Mac Asmuint
meaning "son of Ásmundr
". A notable bearer was Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916), an Irish-born British consular official and rebel.
From Manx Gaelic Mac Thorliot
"son of Thorliot
", a male personal name derived from Old Norse Thórrljótr
, literally "Thor-bright".
DEMPSTER Manx, English, Scottish
The name for a judge or arbiter of minor disputes, from Old English dem(e)stre, a derivative of the verb demian ‘to judge or pronounce judgement’. Although this was originally a feminine form of the masculine demere, by the Middle English period the suffix -stre had lost its feminine force, and the term was used of both sexes... [more]