Kirwan Surname History
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- Kirwan family history
- Kirwan country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Kirwan last name meaning & etymology
- Kirwan spelling & pronunciation
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Kirwan Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Kirwan may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Kirwan may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Kirwan Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Kirwan come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Kirwan are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Kirwan Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Kirwan surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Kirwan transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Kirwan were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Kirwan.
Last names similar to KirwanKirwan Hamilton, Kirwano, Kirwari, Kirwath, Kirwau, Kirway, Kirween, Kirwein, Kirwel, Kirwel-eul, Kirwelevichus, Kirwelewicz, Kirwell, Kirwel-mettler, Kirwelnz, Kirwel-scholten, Kirwen, Kirwer, Kirwhack, Kirwich
Kirwan Family Tree
Here are a few of the Kirwan biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Kirwans
- Victoria Maria Louisa Rawdon-Hastings Kirwan 1837 - 1888
- John Forbes Stratford Kirwan
- Mary Lubienski Bodenham Kirwan Countess, Countess
- Catherine Kirwan Butler
- Deborah B Kirwan 1926 - 2005
- John R Kirwan 1945 - 1995
- Mary C Kirwan 1903 - 1989
- Patrick Kirwan 1928 - 1979
- Lillian W Kirwan 1906 - 1988
- William E Kirwan 1922 - 1989