Kirwan Family History
Kirwan Surname History
Kirwan family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Kirwan family researchers. The last name Kirwan is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Kirwan has spread, it has evolved making its origin challenging to piece together. This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Kirwan surname, Kirwan origins, and records of Kirwan ancestors.
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The evolution of Kirwan starts with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As Kirwan families emigrated between countries and languages, the Kirwan name may have changed with them. Kirwan family members have migrated across various regions all throughout history. It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Kirwan country of origin
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The nationality of Kirwan is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Kirwan may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name Kirwan
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The meaning of Kirwan come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. A lot of these trade-based family names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Kirwan originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
- Victoria Maria Louisa Rawdon-Hastings Kirwan 1837 - 1888
- Patrick Kirwan 1928 - 1979
- Mary Lubienski Bodenham Kirwan Countess, Countess
- John Forbes Stratford Kirwan
- Catherine Kirwan 1901 - 1986
- Deborah B Kirwan 1926 - 2005
- Phyllis V Kirwan 1950 - 2010
- Peter L Kirwan 1903 - 1988
- Harold Kirwan 1907 - 1969
- John R Kirwan 1945 - 1995
- Mary C Kirwan 1903 - 1989
- Lillian W Kirwan 1906 - 1988
- William E Kirwan 1922 - 1989
- Priscilla F Kirwan 1914 - 1994
- Helen Kirwan 1913 - 1976
- James Kirwan 1896 - 1969
- Gerald Kirwan 1884 - 1966
- Gladys Kirwan 1890 - 1982
- Catherine Kirwan Butler
- Dana Kirwan 1915 - 1967
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Famous people named Kirwan
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Kirwan
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Kirwan. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Kirwan spelling variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Kirwan family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Kirwan vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Kirwan were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Kirwan.