Last name origin & meaning:
Irish (common in Cork and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic
Ó Ruaidh ‘descendant of Ruadh’, a byname meaning
‘red’, altered by folk etymology to resemble a regional name from the
ancient region of East Munster known as Ormond (Gaelic Ur
Mhumhain). Ó Ruaidh is also Anglicized as Roe.
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