Dervan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname is derived from the original Irish name O Doirbheain.
Early Origins of the Dervan family
The surname Dervan was first found in County Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, where it was listed in a Tudor Fiant as O'Durvin. In a sixteenth century Fiant for the barony of Rathconrath in County Westmeath, the name is O Dirrevane.
Early History of the Dervan family
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Dervan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dervan, O'Dervan, Dervin, Dervine, Derwin and many more.
Early Notables of the Dervan family (pre 1700)
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Dervan migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dervan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mary and William Dervan, who arrived in New York in 1866
- Hugh Dervan, who landed in New York in 1867
Contemporary Notables of the name Dervan (post 1700) +
- Peter B. Dervan (b. 1945), American chemist awarded the National Medal of Science in 2006
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