Monthly Archive: November 2012

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Kearney is surname means fighter

Kearney is surname means fighter This surname KEARNEY denotes descent from either  one  or two O’Cearnaigh septs, one  located in County  Mayo in Connacht, and  the other  in County  Clare,  whence is members moved...

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Spears name means Watchman

  Spears name means Watchman The surname of SPEARS was an occupational name ‘the speir’, meaning the watchman. The name was brought to England in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066. The...

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Duff is Surname means dark skinned

Duff is Surname means dark skinned  This surname DUFF was derived from the Gaelic MacDhubhashith and is one of the oldest and most interesting Gaelic personal names we possess. Johannes Macdufti appears as a charter witness in Dumfreisshire in the...

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Moss is surname means dweller at the moss

Moss is surname means dweller at the moss The surname of MOSS was a locational name ‘the dweller at the moss’ from residence nearby.Local names usually denoted where a man held his land, and...

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Henney means Great and Little Henny

Henney means Great and Little Henny  This surname of HENNEY was  a locational name ‘of Great and  Little Henny’  small places in the county  of Essex. Local names usually  denoted where a man  held...

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Gillan name means the son of Giles

  Gillan name means the son of Giles The surname of GILLAN was  a baptismal name ‘the son  of Giles’.  They were  a family of the Cenel Eoghain (the clan name of the O’Neills,...

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Connie name means strong or wise

Connie name means strong or wise Local Origin of Name: English From the Latin name Constance Variant name of Konni, Constance, Constant Meaning: ‘Constans’ (‘constant’ or ‘unwavering’) Emotional Spectrum . A built-in steam valve...

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Holly means a plant with red berries

Holly means a plant with red berries Local Origin of Name: English From the Old English name Holly Meaning: ‘Hullis’; a plant with Red Berries Emotional Spectrum .Not confrontational, prefers to accommodate. Personal Integrity...