Kewis - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Kewis—This name in the Isle of Man is the anglicised form of Mac Uais, meaning the "Noble's Son." Hence Colla Uais, or Colla the Noble, the 121st King of Ireland and the ancestor of numerous Scottish clans.

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