Meaning and Origin of: Gilmore
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Ford near the wooded ravine
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Scottish and Irish (Ulster) : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’.
- Irish : in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.