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

Garvin Early Origins



The surname Garvin 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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Garvin Spelling Variations


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Garvin 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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Garvin Early History


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Garvin Early History



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

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Garvin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garvin Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Garvin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Daniel Garvin, an 'enforced' Irish emigrant, sent to America in 1742
  • Hugh Garvin, who landed in Frederick County, Maryland in 1796 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Garvin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Garvin, who setted in New York in 1811
  • Patrick Garvin, who landed in New Jersey in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Garvin, who was on record in Tennessee in 1812
  • James Garvin who landed in Philadelphia in 1834
  • Samuel Garvin, who landed in Mississippi in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Garvin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Betsey Garvin, who arrived in Montreal in 1845

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garvin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garvin (post 1700)



  • Clifton C. Garvin Jr. (1921-2016), American businessman, CEO of Exxon from 1975 to 1986
  • Major-General Crump Garvin (1898-1980), American Deputy Commandant of Armed Forces Staff College (1955-1956) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 5) Crump Garvin. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Garvin/Crump/USA.html
  • Anita Garvin (1906-1994), American actress
  • Jimmy Garvin (b. 1952), retired American professional wrestler
  • James Garvin (b. 1950), retired American NBA basketball player
  • Ignatius P. Garvin, American politician, Mayor of Augusta, Georgia, 1848-49 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Florence Garvin, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1924; National Candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1932 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edwin Louis Garvin (1877-1960), American Democrat politician, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1918-25; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1941-47 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Don A. Garvin, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State Senate 14th District, 1968 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles L. Garvin Jr., American Democrat politician, Circuit Judge in West Virginia for the 12th Judicial Circuit, 1960-69 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 22 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Garvin


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Suggested Readings for the name Garvin



  • The Garvin Genealogy: Descendants of Henry and Sarah McKee Garvin of Ireland and Pennsylvania by Richard M. Cochran Sr..
  • Family Stories: The Garvins by Robert Garvin.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 5) Crump Garvin. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Garvin/Crump/USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  11. ...

The Garvin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garvin 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 4 March 2017 at 13:12.

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