Last name: KIRWAN

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KIRWAN : This last name is indexed 24,717 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KIRWAN : Irish (Galway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardhubháin ‘descendant of Ciardhubhán’ a personal name based on ciar ‘dark’ + dubh ‘black’ + the diminutive suffix -an. This name and its variants are also found in Lancashire England (see Kirvan Kirven Kirvin Kirwin). Compare Carawan.

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