Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Irish

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of Irish Mac Diarmada meaning "son of Diarmaid". The McDermotts were nobility in the Kingdom of Connaught, a province in Ireland.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesDonalds, Donaldson(English) Kermit, Kermode(Manx) MacConnell, MacDaniel, MacDonald, McConnell, McDaniel, McDonald(Scottish) MacDhòmhnaill(Scottish Gaelic)


Entry updated January 21, 2022