Dempsey Name Meaning & Origin

Dempsey

Pronunciation: DEHMP-see (key)

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Dempsey is an Anglicized version of the old Irish name Díomasach, meaning "proud, haughty."

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Jack Dempsey, American boxer who held the world heavyweight title from 1919 to 1926.
Martin Dempsey, American general, 37th Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
Patrick Dempsey, American actor.
Clint Dempsey, American soccer player, plays for the Seattle Sounders in Major League Soccer.

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Dempsey Killebrew - (Female) protagonist in the novel, The Fixer Upper by Mary Kay Andrews.

Dempsey & Makepeace, 80's British television crime drama.

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