Type Region & Political Subdivision
Usage Irish

Meaning & History

From Old Irish Mumu, possibly from the name of a goddess Mór Muman. This is the name of one of the four Irish provinces, formerly a kingdom. It is Anglicized as Munster.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMunster(English)
Given Name DescendantsDeasún, Desmond(Irish)
Surname DescendantsDesmond, Ó Deasmhumhnaigh(Irish)
Entry added January 21, 2022