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Where did the Irish Kivlin family come from? What is the Irish Kivlin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kivlin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kivlin family history?The surname Kivlin comes from the original Irish O Cibhleachain.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kivlehan, O'Kivlehan, Kivlahen, Kivlaghen and many more.
First found in County Westmeath, where the family were coarbs of St. Feichin at Fore.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kivlin research. Another 152 words(11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kivlin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Kivlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thady Kivlaghen and his family, who immigrated to New York in 1847; Peter Fairris Kivlahen, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia in 1849; Mary Kivlehan, who landed in New York in 1851.
The Kivlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kivlin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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