Navan



Parishes where Navan and a second surname are found together

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

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Antrim:1Cork:1Galway:1Kildare:1
Kilkenny:3Longford:2Mayo:1Offaly:2
Roscommon:2Sligo:1Tipperary:8Waterford:4
Westmeath:1

Surname Dictionary

Mac Cnáimhín Mac Nevin, Nevin: líonmhar: Laighin, Maigh Eo, Gaillimh. Clann a bhí suite in Uí Maine (Gaillimh) anallód. Bhí cáil orthu mar fhilí agus lianna. Luann de Bhulbh an sloinne Ó Cnáimhín mar dhream de chuid Dál gCais ach is cosúil gur uathu sa a d'éirigh an chlann chlúiteach i nGaillimh. Tugadh Bowen agus Neville orthu uaireannta. Ní féidir a rá go cinnte go mbaineann an sloinne seo le cnámha.SGG &MIF.
Mac Naoimhín Nevin(s), Mac Niven: líonmhar: Cúige Laighean, ach tá meascadh le Mac Cnáimhín, q.v. Leagan Albanach is ea Mac Niven. Brí: "naomh beag".
MacNevin Quite numerous: Dublin, Galway. Ir. Mac Cnáimhín, from cnámh, a bone. A literary and medical family of Uí Maine (E Galway), now usually Nevin.
Navin Quite numerous: Mayo, Down etc. Ir. Mac Cnáimhín. More numerous as Nevin, q.v.
Nevin numerous: Mayo-Galway, South East, Meath-Longford-Louth. Ir. Mac Cnáimhín, perhaps from cnámh, a bone. Also Mac Naoimhín, S Leinster. They were a sept of E Galway, distinguished as physicians. See also Mac Nevin. MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
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McNevin: 11
Navan: 28
Naven: 14
Navin: 73
Nefin: 5
Nephin: 3
Nevan: 3
Nevin: 287
Nevins: 8

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Knavin
Mac Cnaimhin
Mac Naoimhin
MacNevin
Macnevine
Neafin
Neaven
Nepven
Nevens
Neving
Novin


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