The surname Kivlin comes from the original Irish O Cibhleachain.
Early Origins of the Kivlin family
The surname Kivlin was first found in County Westmeath (Irish: An Iarmhí) in the Irish Midlands, province of Leinster, where the family were coarbs of St. Feichin at Fore.
Important Dates for the Kivlin family
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Kivlin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kivlehan, O'Kivlehan, Kivlahen, Kivlaghen and many more.
Early Notables of the Kivlin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kivlin family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thady Kivlaghen and his family, who immigrated to New York in 1847; Peter Fairris Kivlahen, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia in 1849; Mary Kivlehan, who landed in New York in 1851.