Gavaghan Family History
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Gavaghan Name Meaning
Irish (Connacht): probably a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gáibhtheacháin ‘descendant of Gáibhtheachán’, a personal name derived from a derivative of the adjective gáibhtheach ‘fierce’, ‘eager’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gavigan, Gahan, Gargan, Gaughan, Gaughran, Monahan, Hanahan, Banahan