Nevin, Nevins, Nevinson, Nevison—These four names are the anglicised forms of the Scottish name McNevin. The Gaelic form is Mac Giolla-Naoimhein.
This name McNevin has no relationship with the Connacht sept of the same name McNevin, which in its original form is Mac Cnaimhin. Co. Galway is its location.
Alphabetical Index of Surnames
From a sad, comfortless childhood Giles Truelove developed into a reclusive and uncommunicative man whose sole passion was books. For so long they were the only meaning to his existence. But when fate eventually intervened to have the outside world intrude upon his life, he began to discover emotions that he never knew he had.
This is a story for the genuine booklover, penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St. John Featherstonehaugh.
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