Cavan Family History
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Cavan Name Meaning
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.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Coan, Savin, Caban, Cryan, Cahan, Cavin, Kavan, Cannan, Naman, Caton