Swords Family History
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Swords Name Meaning
(Counties Leix and Offaly) variant of Sword 2, with superfluous English patronymic -s. habitational name from a place of this name in County Dublin. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Claimhín, a translation as though from claidheamh ‘sword’ (see Clavin).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sword, Cords, Moors, Woods, Sward, Storrs, Worl, Boros, Kordes, Works