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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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Researching my family. My grandmother was Mary Dillon from Waterford and my grandfather was William Kirwan I think originally from Kilkenny. They lived in knockboy in Waterford where my mum Bernadette grew up. She was born on July 23rd 1933. I know very little else. Hope someone can help me. ????????????

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I am trying to find more information about my great grand parents William McCann and Margaret Kirwan. They lived in Bree Enniscorthy Wexford Ireland.I think Margaret lived in Clonroche before marriage


Hi I’m researching my mothers side the kirwans. I’m stuck at Michael Kirwan and Mary edwards. My great grandfather Mathew Kirwan was born to them in 1869 crossabeg Wexford. Mathew married catherine Broaders. I cant find any regards of Michael and Mary


Trying to find my fathers branch in Ireland. I’ve gotten stuck and can’t get beyond my great great grand father. John Delaval Kirwan. The only info I have is his name and limerick Ireland as a birthplace. He married Alice Hanrahan. His son is Delaval Francis Kirwan born in 1884 in Waterford. Delaval married Edith or Ethel Mabel Baldock (1886-1972) She was born in South Africa.


looking for family tree. my great grandfathers name is joseph kerwin, my grandfathers name is wilbert kerwin and my father is william kerwin. wilbert and william are from detroit, michigan. they moved to california in the 50s.


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