Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Of South Munster
Desomond is a boy’s name of Irish and Jamaican origin. It’s a Jamaican variant of Desmond, an Irish surname and given name deriving from the Irish placename Deas-Mhumhna, meaning “South Munster.” The House of Desmond held an earldom in South Munster, with the title Earl of Desmond still existing to this day. Still a popular name in modern Ireland, it’s now most commonly associated with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. From ancient nobles to one of the world’s most influential human rights activists, baby Desomond will be in good company with this name!

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