Meaning and Origin of: Dempsey

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Proud

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díomasaigh ‘descendant of Díomasach’, a byname meaning ‘proud’, ‘haughty’, from díomas ‘pride’. The name was occasionally Anglicized as Proudman (see Proud). CompareMcGimsey.

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