Meaning and Origin of Ormond - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ormond

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Kind-hearted

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish (common in Cork and Waterford) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruaidh ‘descendant of Ruadh’, a byname meaning ‘red’, altered by folk etymology to resemble a regional name from the ancient region of East Munster known as Ormond (Gaelic Ur Mhumhain). Ó Ruaidh is also Anglicized as Roe.