Craven


Craven households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Craven fairly numerous: Down, Louth-Monaghan, Offaly-Galway-Tipperary. Ir. Mac Crabháin in the north; Ó Crabháin in the south. Perhaps from crábhadh, piety. The sept were of Uí Maine (Galway). The English toponymic is thought to be rare in Ireland. SI.
Creavin Quite numerous: Galway. Ir. Ó Crabháin. See Craven.
Mac Crábháin Craven: cuíosach líonmhar: an Dún, Oirghialla, Uíbh Fhailí, Tiobraid Árann. Ach ba cheart Ó Crábháin a bheith orthu sa deisceart. Bhí an dream sa lonnaithe in Uí Maine (Gaillimh). Préamh: crábhadh nó cráifeacht. Tá na leagain Creaven,-in ann, leis.

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