Ormond Family History
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Ormond Name Meaning
Irish (common in Cork and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruaidh ‘descendant of Ruadh’, a byname meaning ‘red’, altered by folk etymology to resemble a regional name from the ancient region of East Munster known as Ormond (Gaelic Ur Mhumhain). Ó Ruaidh is also Anglicized as Roe.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Osmond, Ormand, Ormonde, Orton, Orman, Almond, Edmond, Gordon, Esmond