are used on the Isle of Man.
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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".
Corrin Manx, Scottish
First documented in 1290, sources suggest prototypes to be of Norse and/or Irish origins or a Manx contraction of Mac Oran from Mac Odhrain.
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
Manx cognate of the Gaelic surname Mac Niadháin
, itself derived from the Gaelic personal name Nia
meaning "champion." It may also be a corruption of the surname McNiven
(Anglicized form of Mac Cnáimhín
Quail English, Manx
A variant of Quayle
, derived from various patronymics meaning "son of Paul". Alternately, an English nickname derived from the bird, perhaps given to a person who was timid, or known for being promiscuous.