From the name of the Scottish island of Bute (Bód
in Gaelic), which is of unknown meaning.
From Old French chambre
"chamber, room", an occupational name for a person who worked in the inner rooms of a mansion.
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Dálaigh
meaning "descendant of DÁLACH
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Díomasaigh
meaning "descendant of Díomasach", a given name meaning "proud".
Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhghlas
, which meant "dark river" from dubh
"dark" and glais
"water, river" (an archaic word related to glas
"grey, green"). This is the name of various places in Scotland, such as a tributary of the River Clyde.
From the Irish Ó Dubhghaill
, which means "descendant of DUBHGHALL
". A famous bearer was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), the author of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.
Derived from the given name LAURENCE (1)
. Famous bearers include revolutionary T. E. Lawrence (1888-1935) and author D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930).
Anglicized form of Irish Ó Maoil Eoin
meaning "descendant of a disciple of Saint JOHN
MANN German, English
From a nickname meaning "man". This may have originally been given in order to distinguish the bearer from a younger person with the same name.
MOON (2) English
Originally indicated a person from the town of Moyon in Normandy.