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The surname Creavan comes from either O Crabhain, which was prominent in County Galway, or Mac Crabhain which was located in the Monaghan and Louth area. The more anglicized form Craven, can also be an English toponymic though it is rarely of this origin in Ireland.

Creavan Early Origins



The surname Creavan was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island. It was also found to be in Counties Monaghan and Louth.

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Creavan Spelling Variations


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Creavan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cravane, Creavan, Craven, Cravan and others.

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Creavan Early History


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Creavan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Creavan research. More information is included under the topic Early Creavan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Creavan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Creavan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Creavan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Creavan, who arrived in Baltimore in 1831

Creavan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Bridger Creavan, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1838
  • Bridget Creavan, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1841

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    7. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
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    The Creavan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Creavan 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.

    This page was last modified on 21 October 2013 at 13:50.

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