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

Garvean Early Origins



The surname Garvean 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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Garvean Early History


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Garvean Early History



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

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Garvean Spelling Variations


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Garvean 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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Garvean Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garvean Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garvean 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 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.

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