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Nevin Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic) Naomh, holy, sacred, consecrated. Welsh, Nef, heaven; Nefanedig, heaven-born; Nefddawn, heaven-gifted.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Nevin Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Nevin family history than the origin of your surname:
A Nevin Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes