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Multiple Origins for the Surname lavin



The lavin surname name is derived from the Gaelic Laimhin, a reduced form of Flaithimhin. The Gaelic word "flaith," means "prince or ruler," but this name has sometimes been mis-translated as "hand."

lavin Early Origins



The surname lavin was first found in counties Mayo and Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht.

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lavin Spelling Variations


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lavin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lavin, Lavan, Glavin, O'Lavin, Glavan, MacGlavin, Hand, MacGlavy and many more.

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lavin Early History


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lavin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lavin research. Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1744, 1802, 1864, and 1890 are included under the topic Early lavin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lavin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lavin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lavin 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:

lavin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lawrence Lavin, aged 25, who arrived in New York in 1812 [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)
  • Jose Ramon Lavin, aged 14, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1831 [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)
  • Patrick Lavin, who landed in Maryland in 1843 [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)
  • Patrick Lavin, who was naturalized in Maryland in 1843
  • Anthony Lavin, who setted in Philadelphia in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lavin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Agnes Lavin, aged 8, who landed in America from Swinford, in 1900
  • Andrew Lavin, aged 27, who settled in America from Kiltimagh, Ireland, in 1913
  • Agnes Lavin, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Ballymote, Ireland, in 1913
  • Angel Lavin, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1917

lavin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Lavin, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick from the port of Derry in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name lavin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lavin (post 1700)



  • Steve Lavin, American Republican politician, Member of Montana State House of Representatives 8th District; Elected 2010
  • James M. Lavin, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900, 1904
  • Franklin L. Lavin (b. 1957), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, 2001-05
  • Erma I. Lavin, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972
  • Franklin "Frank" Lavin, American Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade (2005 to 2007)
  • Steve Lavin (b. 1964), American basketball coach and former player
  • Linda Lavin (b. 1937), American television and stage actress born in Portland, Maine
  • Mary Lavin (1912-1996), American-born Irish writer
  • Andrew Lavin, Irish politician and farmer
  • Gerard Lavin (b. 1974), Scottish former footballer

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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)

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  3. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  5. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  7. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  8. 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).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  11. ...

The lavin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lavin 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.

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