Meaning and Origin of Cavan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Cavan

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Good-looking
  • Irish : Handsome

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caomháin, ‘son of Caomhán (Kevin)’, a diminutive of the personal name Caomh (see O’Keefe).
  • Irish : in some cases perhaps an alternative Anglicization of Caomhánach (see Kavanagh).
  • Filipino or other Southeast Asian : unexplained.