Kavanagh



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

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Surname Dictionary

Caomhánach Kavanagh: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír, go sonrach i Loch Garman, áit dúchais do Mhac Murchadha, rí Laighean. Agnómen nó leas-ainm a tugadh ar Dhomhnall, mac Dhiarmaid na nGall agus lean síos trí na glúnta. Caomh = dílis, mánla.IF.
Cavanagh numerous: all provinces. Ir. Caomhánach. See the more numerous Kavanagh.
Kavanagh Very numerous: all areas, particularly South East. Ir. Caomhánach, from first name Caomhán (friend). One of the few adjectival native names and a noted branch of the MacMurroughs of Leinster. It stands for Ó Cíobháin (Kevane) in Kerry. IF.

    Maps

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

The surname


Parishes where Kavanagh and a second surname are found together

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