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

Garven Early Origins



The surname Garven 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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Garven Spelling Variations


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Garven 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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Garven Early History


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Garven Early History



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

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Garven Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garven Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garven 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:

Garven Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Garven, who landed in New York, NY in 1816

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garven (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garven (post 1700)



  • Pierre Prosper Garven (1872-1938), American Republican politician, Mayor of Bayonne, New Jersey, 1906-10, 1915-19; Defeated, 1910; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    2. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    6. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    10. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
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    The Garven Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garven 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 November 2015 at 10:09.

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