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Re: Meaning of "McDevitt"
Posted by: Liam McDevitt Date: October 02, 2001 at 20:00:58
In Reply to: Re: Meaning of "McDevitt" by Chas McDevitt of 638

Yes it does mean 'son of David', as you pointed out it derives from Mac Daibheid (sometimes Mac Daibhid), although you missed the 'h'.

I'm in the process of trying to get my father (John McDevitt, born in Co Donegal 1937) to document everything that he knows about our ancestors, which he frequently boasts is quite a lot.

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