Nevin Family History
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Nevin Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish (Leinster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naoimhín, a patronymic from a personal name representing a diminutive of naomh ‘saint’. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cnáimhín ‘son of Cnámhín’, a Galway name, or Ó Cnáimhín, a Munster name meaning ‘descendant of Cnámhín’, a byname meaning ‘little bone’, used to refer to a thin man.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press