Kavanaugh Origin and Meaning
The name Kavanaugh is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "born handsome or son of Caomhan ".
If you're looking for an Irish last name that moves beyond Casey and Cassidy, this one is pleasant sounding and worth considering. Kavanaugh, which can also be spelled Cavanagh, Cavenagh, Kavanagh, and Cavanaugh, is one of the few traditional Irish surnames not to start with Mc or O'. Kavanagh relates to the name first Kevin or Caomhan. Early kings of Leinster bore the name Kavanaugh.
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Famous People Named Kavanaugh
- Brett Kavanaughcontroversial Justice of the US Supreme Court
Kavanaugh in Pop Culture
- Jon Kavanaughcharacter on TV's "The Shield"
- Toby Kavanaughcharacter in the Pretty Little Liars series