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Irish Surname - Cumiskey

Origin of the Irish surname Cumiskey

The Irish surname Cumiskey is an anglicised form of the Gaelic name "Ó Coimisicín," meaning "descendant of Coimisicín," a personal name derived from the Gaelic word "coimhseach," meaning "helper."

The Cumiskey surname is most commonly found in the northern counties of Ireland, particularly in County Down.

According to statistics from the Irish Central Statistics Office, there were 553 people with the surname Cumiskey living in Ireland in 2016.

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Variations of the Irish surname Cumiskey

These variations of the surname can also be found with various spellings, such as "Comiskey" and "Comisky."

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish surname Cumiskey

There is no official coat of arms or motto for the Cumiskey surname, as the use of coats of arms and mottoes was not as common in Ireland as it was in other parts of Europe. However, some families may have their own unofficial coat of arms or motto.

Please Note

There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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