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Garvan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Garvan family


The surname Garvan 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.

Early History of the Garvan family


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Garvan Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Garvan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Garvan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Garvey who settled in Virginia in 1680; Daniel Garvin, an 'enforced' Irish emigrant, sent to America in 1742; Patrick Garve, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1773.

Contemporary Notables of the name Garvan (post 1700)


  • Patrick Garvan (b. 1837), American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1884-85; Member of Connecticut State Senate 2nd District, 1891-92 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John H. Garvan, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Windsor, 1908, 1910 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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