Clavin



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Clavin households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Clavin households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Cavan 1 Meath 5
Offaly 13 Tipperary 2
Westmeath 26    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Clavin: fairly rare: Midlands. Ir. Ó Claimhín. A somewhat derogatory name: clamh is a mangy creature, a leper. A sept of Laois-Offaly, the name is sometimes anglicised Swords, from confusion with the Irish word claidheamh, a sword. MIF.
Ó Claimhín: Clavin: annamh: Lár na Tíre & rl. Le mí-aistriú aisteach eile tugadh Swords orthu i gConnacht. Ciallaíonn "clamh" galar craicinn nó lobhra - b'fhéidir go raibh fonn ar Mhuintir Chlaimhín bheith luaite le claidheamh!


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Clavan 2
Claven 4
Clavin 47


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Claimhín
Ó Clamháin
Claveen
Clevin


SECOND SURNAME


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