clavin births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Clavin fairly rare: Midlands. Ir. Ó Claimhín. A somewhat derogatory name: clamh is a mangy creature, a leper. A sept of Laois-Offaly, the name is sometimes anglicised Swords, from confusion with the Irish word claidheamh, a sword. MIF.
Ó Claimhín Clavin: annamh: Lár na Tíre & rl. Le mí-aistriú aisteach eile tugadh Swords orthu i gConnacht. Ciallaíonn "clamh" galar craicinn nó lobhra - b'fhéidir go raibh fonn ar Mhuintir Chlaimhín bheith luaite le claidheamh!
 

Districts where clavin and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Clavin: 280
  • Clavan: 17
  • Claven: 12
  • Clevin: 1

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