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derry

DIMINUTIVE OF:
dermot
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > celtic > insular celtic > goidelic > irish
ORIGIN:
irish 
NAME ROOT:
Dí AIRMIT / AIRMAIT > DIARMAID
MEANING:
The origin of this name is still today quite uncertain. The theories include: 1) From the Gaelic element "dí", meaning "without". 2) From the Gaelic "airmit", meaning "injunction". 3) From the Gaelic "airmit", meaning "envy". The Scottish Gaelic form of the name is Diarmad; Anglicized forms of this name include Diarmid and Dermid. Saint Diarmaid was an Irish bishop of Armagh known for his learning. He was named bishop in 834 but was driven from his see by a usurper, Forau. Diarmaid went to Connacht, where he ruled as primate. During his reign, Norsemen destroyed churches inArmagh in 841.

Usage

  • irishirish
  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
dermot, kermit, dermott
irish
diarmaid, diarmit, diarmuit, diarmait, diarmuid, dermot

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
scottish
diarmad, dermid

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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7
Numerological Values:
7

Number 7 individuals are analytical and inquisitive. They have a thirst for knowledge and often make great academics, researchers or scientists. They have a strong sense of independence and tend to do things their own way. Number 7 individuals are believed to be self-reliant and may come across as reserved.

Chakra Number:
7: The number of the Crown Chakra "Sahasrara"

Violet is the color of the crown chakra and it is the color of cosmic awareness and cosmic consciousness. It is a unifying color, the color of oneness and spirituality. The energy of this color is very healing and can soothe away pain. Learn more about this powerful spiritual color.

Color meaning:

The color violet relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts. The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.

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