The Gevany or Geavan Family

Gevany or Geava family crest

(Crest No. 11. Plate 3.)

THE Gevany family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Brian, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Geibhiona and signifies “Captive.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Galway.