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Curnane History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The original Gaelic form of Curnane was Mac Thighearnain, which is derived from the word "tighearna," which means "lord."

Early Origins of the Curnane family


The surname Curnane was first found in County Cavan, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Curnane family


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Curnane Spelling Variations


Those scribes in Ireland during the Middle Ages recorded names as they sounded. Consequently, in this era many people were recorded under different spellings each time their name was written down. Research on the Curnane family name revealed numerous spelling variations, including Kiernan, MacKiernan, Tiernan, McKernan, McKernon, McKernin, McKernen and many more.

Early Notables of the Curnane family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Curnane family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Curnane Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mary Curnane, aged 20, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hurunui" in 1877

Contemporary Notables of the name Curnane (post 1700)


  • Joseph A. Curnane, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Daniel B. Curnane, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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