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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Hill dweller

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, meaning ‘the little black one’, a common name in the 16th century in southern Ireland, or Ó Damháin ‘descendant of Damhán’ meaning ‘fawn’, ‘little stag’, a rare Ulster name. See also Devine.

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