Kewis - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
|Author||Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh|
|Source||Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland|
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.