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Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Garavan originally appeared in Gaelic as O Gairbhin, derived from the word "garbh," which means "rough."

Garavan Early Origins



The surname Garavan was first found in County Tyrone (Irish:Tír Eoghain), the ancient territory of the O'Neills, now in the Province of Ulster, central Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Garavan Spelling Variations


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Garavan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Garvin, Garvey, Garwin, Garvine, Garven, Garvan, Garvy, Garvie, Garwen and many more.

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Garavan Early History


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Garavan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garavan research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1000, 1527 and 1595 are included under the topic Early Garavan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garavan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garavan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garavan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garavan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Thomas Garavan, aged 25, originally from Westport, Ireland, who arrived in New York in 1902 aboard the ship "Umbria" from Queenstown, Ireland [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFKZ-TZV : 6 December 2014), Thomas Garavan, 27 Apr 1902; citing departure port Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Garavan, aged 20, originally from Westport, Ireland, who arrived in New York in 1914 aboard the ship "Megantic" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ33-NYH : 6 December 2014), John Garavan, 10 Dec 1914; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Megantic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mary Garavan, aged 22, originally from Westport, Ireland, who arrived in New York in 1915 aboard the ship "Saint Louis" from Liverpool, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJWF-4PN : 6 December 2014), Mary Garavan, 09 May 1915; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Louis, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mary Garavan, aged 23, originally from Westport, Ireland, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Baltic" from Liverpool, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J669-KY9 : 6 December 2014), Mary Garavan, 24 Jul 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Citations


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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFKZ-TZV : 6 December 2014), Thomas Garavan, 27 Apr 1902; citing departure port Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ33-NYH : 6 December 2014), John Garavan, 10 Dec 1914; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Megantic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJWF-4PN : 6 December 2014), Mary Garavan, 09 May 1915; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Louis, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J669-KY9 : 6 December 2014), Mary Garavan, 24 Jul 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Baltic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  8. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
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The Garavan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garavan 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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