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Davern Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dábhoireann ‘descendant of Dábhoireann’. The original form of this name was Dubhdábhoireann ‘black one of the two burrens’ (from dubh ‘black’ + dá ‘two’ + boireann), apparently denoting The Burren, a rocky area in the north of County Clare. The family was famed for its learning, and ran a literary and legal school in County Clare. In some instances, it may be an altered spelling of the French habitational name Daverne, originally denoting someone from either of two places called Avernes, in Orne and Val d’Oise.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Damery, Ahern, Diver, Danvers, Severn, Davin, Laver, Aven, Avery

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Davern Family Origin

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Davern Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Laborer

    25%
  • Daughter Of An Officer Late Of Army

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Quarry Miner

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Davern family was Quarry Miner. Bricklayers Laborer, Daughter Of An Officer Late Of Army and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davern. The most common Davern occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Laborer. 25% of Davern's were Bricklayers Laborers.

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