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  1. An Irish surname, anglicised from Ó Deasmhumhnaigh " a man from South Munster".
  2. A male given name derived from the surname; popular in Britain in the first half of the twentieth century.
    • 1988 K. C. Constantine, Joey's Case, ISBN 0892963476, page 132:
      I call him Bradford because it makes me feel like I'm in a soap opera. That's what they name men on soap operas. Bradford and Desmond and Elliott and Royce.