Devan



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Devane fairly numerous: Limerick-Kerry, Galway etc. Ir. Ó Dubháin, dubh = dark, black. Variants are: Dwane, Downes, Duane, all of which see.MIF.
Devin rare: Louth-Meath etc. Variant of Devine.
Devine numerous: Ulster, N Leinster, Connacht etc. Ir. Ó Daimhín. A sept of Fermanagh, the name is widespread in Leath Chuinn (northern half); some Devines in the south are no doubt Ó Dubháin. SI & IF.
Devon rare: N Down. A variant of Devine, q.v.
Divin Very rare: Derry. Ir. Ó Duibhín. (dim. of dubh, black, dark). See also Devine.

    Maps

  • Devan in 1659.
  • Devan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Devan 1901 census map
  • Devan 1911 census map
  • Devan Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

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Variants in Griffith's
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