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Mcdermott Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Diarmada ‘son of Diarmaid’, a personal name possibly composed of the separative prefix di- + farmat ‘envy’, hence meaning ‘free from envy’. This name was borne in Celtic legend by the lover of Gráinne, and, in historical times, by Diarmaid Mac Murchadha, the 12th-century king of Leinster whose appeal to the English for support led directly to the Anglo-Norman presence in Ireland. Mac Diarmada was an important name in Connacht.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Mcdermott Family Origin

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Mcdermott Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdermott. A less common occupation for the Mcdermott family was Carpenter. The most common Mcdermott occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Mcdermott's were Laborers.

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