The Keevan Family

Keevan family crest

(Crest No. 238. Plate 34.)

THE Keevan family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Earca, son of Olliol Molt, King of Ireland, A. D. 463. The ancient name was Caoimhan and signifies “Host.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Antrim.