David Wemyss

about 1343–
Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Wemyss was born about 1343, in Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Sir David de Wemyss of Kincaldrum, was 24 and his mother, Margery Ramsay, was 23. He had at least 1 son.

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Sir David de Wemyss of Kincaldrum
1319–1372
Margery Ramsay
1320–1386
Sir John Wemyss , of Kincaldrum and Wemyss
1340–1428
Isabell De Wemyss
1342–1380
David Wemyss
1343–
Eupheme Wemyss
1350–
Margaret de Wemyss
1350–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Wemyss in Fife, named from Old Gaelic uaim ‘cave’, with the addition of the Middle English plural suffix -s. The name is traditionally pronounced ‘weems’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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