Gavin heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Gavan rare: scattered. See Gavin.
Gavin numerous: S Leinster, N Munster, Mayo. Ir. Ó Gábháin, Ó Gáibhín. There were septs in W Cork and Mayo. They are now in all provinces. This name is both first name and surname in Scotland.MIF & SGG.
MacGavin Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac Gábháin, possibly gábhadh, want, need. See also Gavin. The name is in Scotland where it matches MacGowan, q.v.
Ó Gabháin Gavin: líonmhar: deisceart Laighean, tuaisceart na Mumhann, Maigh Eo. Bhí clanna faoi leith in iarthar Chorcaí agus Maigh Eo. Fréamh: gábhadh, gátar, b'fhéidir.
 

DEDs where Gavin and a second surname are found together

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Counties, DEDs and households


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