Diarmaid

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Diarmaid (Irish pronunciation: [dʲiəɾˠ.mˠədʲ]) is a masculine given name in the Irish language. Earlier forms of the name include Diarmit and Diarmuit. Variations of the name include Diarmait and Diarmuid. Anglicised forms of the name include Dermot (/ˈdɜr.mət/, or Hiberno-English /ˈdɛr.mət/) and Dermod. Mac Diarmata, anglicised McDermot and similar, is the the patronymic and surname derived from the personal name. The etymology of the name is uncertain. There is a possibility that the name is derived in part from , which means "without"; and either from airmit, which means "injunction", or airmait, which means "envy".[1] The Scottish Gaelic form of the name is Diarmad; Anglicised forms of this name include Diarmid and Dermid.[2] Another Anglicised form of Diarmaid is Jeremiah.[3]

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  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hardcastle, Kate; Hodges, Flavia (2006), A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.), Oxford University Press, pp. 74, 345, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1 .
  2. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hardcastle, Kate; Hodges, Flavia (2006), A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.), Oxford University Press, p. 401, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1 .
  3. ^ Macleod, I; Freedman, T (1995). The Wordsworth Dictionary of First Names. Wordsworth Reference. Ware, HD: Wordsworth Editions. p. 113. ISBN 1-85326-366-4 – via Google Books.