Gender: Male Meaning of Cavanaugh: "born handsome or son of Caomhan " Origin of Cavanaugh: Irish

Cavanaugh Origin and Meaning

The name Cavanaugh is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "born handsome or son of Caomhan ".

Pleasant Irish last name that could be a more masculine alternative to the overused Cassidy. Early kings of Leinster bore the name, which relates to the first name Caomhan or Kevin and can also be spelled Kavanagh, Cavanagh, Cavenagh, and Kavanaugh.

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ElsaAnne Says:


Really cool!