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Kirwan Family History

“Mon Dieu, mon Roi, et ma patrie”

My God, my King, and my country

The Irish surname Kirwan is the English version of the Gaelic word "Ciardhubhan" which means "small dark/black person". The first record of the name was around 1500AD in County Galway.

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  • Galway, Connaught, Ireland

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