Canavan Family History
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Canavan Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of Ceanndubhán’, a byname meaning ‘little black-headed one’, from ceann ‘head’ + dubh ‘black’ + the diminutive suffix -án.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press