Posts Tagged ‘Cummings’

Roots: Cummins (Cummings, Commons, Comyns, Hurley)

The original Irish name is ÓCoimín and its variations are numerous in every part of Ireland. The name lends itself to many interpretations. Some say it comes from the Irish word cam, meaning crooked, while others incorrectly believed the name derived from the word camán, which means a hurling stick. This interpretation gave rise toRead more..