Nevin, Nevins, Nevin - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

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 Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees