If you are conducting some Desmond family history research then you can view the Desmond coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Desmond surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Desmond in Ireland is
derived from the native Gaelic
O'Deasmhumhnaigh sept that was
located in County Cork in Munster
Province. This sept name is derived
from the Gaelic words 'deas' and
'Mumhan' meaning 'South Munster'.
Some Desmonds may be descendants
of the Fitzgeralds of Desmond.
A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.
|Ermine||Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|The Saltire/St. Andrew's Cross||signifies the symbol of Resolution|
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