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Anglicised Irish-Language Surnames - Bowie (Surname), Brady, Burns (Surname), Connor (Surname), Doyle, Gahan (Surname), Gordon (Name), Hanrahan, Haughn (Paperback) Loot Price: R372
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Anglicised Irish-Language Surnames - Bowie (Surname), Brady, Burns (Surname), Connor (Surname), Doyle, Gahan (Surname), Gordon...

Anglicised Irish-Language Surnames - Bowie (Surname), Brady, Burns (Surname), Connor (Surname), Doyle, Gahan (Surname), Gordon (Name), Hanrahan, Haughn (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Bowie (surname), Brady, Burns (surname), Connor (surname), Doyle, Gahan (surname), Gordon (name), Hanrahan, Haughn (surname), Healey (surname), Keogh, Lowery, MacLeod, McAtee, McCabe (surname), McCann (surname), McCaughan, McGaffin (surname), McGahan (surname), McGaughey (surname), McGeachie (surname), McLaughlin (surname), McPhillips (surname), Minogue, Mitchell (surname), Nevin (surname), O'Dea, O'Doherty family, Ormond (surname), Paterson (surname), Phelan (surname). Excerpt: Nevin is a surname of Irish (Gallowglass) origin. Two etymologies are given. It may originate from Cnamhin, derived from Cnamh, "a bone," possibly a nickname in reference to the first chief of the clan who was a bony or large-boned man. Secondly, it may be an Anglicisation of the Irish Gaelic form MacCnaimhin / O Cnaimhin / MacCnaomhin / O Cnaomhin or Ni Chnaimhin / Ni Chnaomhin (female), meaning "Little Saint" or "Saintly" / "Believer in Saints" / "Religious." The name Nevin is particularly found along the north and west coast of Ireland in Derry, Donegal, Mayo and Galway where many settled around the 13th century, having been Gallowglass Mercenaries, and in the north and west of Scotland. The Nevins are notable per local population in Achill and the surrounding islands in County Mayo and around Coleraine and Derry. Possible sources of the family have been cited as: Achill Island, Athenry, Mayo village and Mulranny in Ireland, as well as Braco, Isle of Bute, Kilwinning, and Lanark, in Scotland. Nevin has often been anglicised as McNevin, Nieven, McNieven, McNiven, Navin, Knavin and Niven, amongst many others. The main Scots translation, most likely due to accent, is Niven / McNiven. The family name of Nevin originated somewhere within Scotland and Ireland sometime before the 6th Century. Although it is uncertain whether the...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-61941-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-61941-0
Barcode: 9781230619415

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