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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’.