Gavan



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Gavan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Armagh 2 Cavan 1
Clare 10 Down 1
Dublin 3 Dublin city 3
Fermanagh 10 Galway 38
Kildare 4 Limerick 1
Limerick city 7 Longford 1
Mayo 83 Meath 9
Monaghan 17 Offaly 18
Roscommon 5 Sligo 1
Tipperary 20 Tyrone 9
Waterford 2 Westmeath 18
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gavan: rare: scattered. See Gavin.
Gavin: numerous: S Leinster, N Munster, Mayo. Ir. Ó Gábháin, Ó Gáibhín. There were septs in W Cork and Mayo. They are now in all provinces. This name is both first name and surname in Scotland.MIF & SGG.
MacGavin: Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac Gábháin, possibly gábhadh, want, need. See also Gavin. The name is in Scotland where it matches MacGowan, q.v.
Ó Gabháin: Gavin: líonmhar: deisceart Laighean, tuaisceart na Mumhann, Maigh Eo. Bhí clanna faoi leith in iarthar Chorcaí agus Maigh Eo. Fréamh: gábhadh, gátar, b'fhéidir.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gavan 264
Gaven 16
Gavin 277
McGavan 5
McGavin 3


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gabháin
Gavane
MacGavin


SECOND SURNAME


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