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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.DYEE-ər-ə-məd Irish
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Meaning & History

Perhaps means "without envy" in Irish. In Irish mythology this was the name of a warrior who became the lover of Gráinne. It was also the name of several ancient Irish kings.
VariantsDermot, Diarmuid Irish Diarmait, Diarmuid Irish Mythology
DiminutiveDerry Irish
Other Languages & CulturesDermid, Diarmad Scottish

Categories

kings, mythology, saints, uncertain etymology, warriors
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute