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Origin: Ireland
Variant(s): Kavanagh
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Caomhánach means 'a student or follower of St. Caomhan' and was first used by Domhnall, eldest son of the 12th century King of Leinster Diarmait mac Murchada (Dermot MacMurrough) in Ireland.[1]

Variations of Name Edit

Clann Chaomhánach covers the following known variations of the family name: Kavanagh, Kavanaugh, Kavanah, Kavenah, Kavanah, Kavanah, Kabana, Kavaner, Kavenaugh, Kavanacht, Cavanagh, Cavanaugh, Cavanaugh, Cavanah, Cavenah, Cavanah, Cavana, Cavana, Cavner, Cavenaugh, Cavender, Cavenogh, Cavnar, Cavignac, Cavanaogh, Cavanogh, Cabanah, Chaomhanach and many many others... [2]

Clann Chaomhánach Edit

Clann Chaomhánach is registered with the Clans of Ireland, the Irish Government agency set up to coordinate the activities of all Irish Clans.[2]

Individuals with that surname but no separate pageEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Royal House of Leinster. "Origin Of The Name Caomhánach". Retrieved 2007-12-19. 
  2. ^ a b Clann Chaomhánach. "What is Clann Chaomhánach". Retrieved 2007-12-19. 

External linksEdit

Coláiste Caomhánach [1]

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