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Donovan Genealogy & History

The surname Donovan originated in Ireland. Donovan family history shows that the name is derived from "O'Donnabhain", which means "descendant of Donndubhan." Donndubhan comes from a combination of "donn", which means dark, and "dubh", which means brown or black. Put together, the name means dark brown or dark-haired. Donovan genealogy lists several alternative spellings, including Donavon, Donavan, Donevin, Donovon, and Donevon. Famous Donovans include Landon Donovan, a professional soccer player for the Los Angeles Galaxy; Ann Donovan, a member of the gold-medal-winning 1984 and 1988 United States women's Olympic basketball teams; and Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan, famous for the song Mr. Tambourine Man.


Donovan Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Abbie Donovan-- --, 1883June ,1970MA
Barbara Donovan-- --, 1920February 1,2007MA
C Esther Donovan-- --, 1897January ,1983MI
D Blanche Donovan-- --, 1904February 8,2007KS

Donovan Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Jeanne Donovan-- --, 1927February 27,2007Framingham,MA
F Jack Donovan-- --, 1916July 17,1992Atlanta,GA
G Patrick Donovan-- --, 1927September 25,2009Cary,NC
H Arthur Donovan-- --, 1915June 24,2010Rochester,NY

Donovan Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Bruce DonovanPatty BullockJune 9,1974Wake, NC
David DonovanS JurneyFebruary 1,1948Wake, NC
Edward DonovanAnna ReynoldsJune 11,2005Wake, NC
Francis DonovanDorothy KozakiewiczOctober 11,1963Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Donovan

601st: Dickerson602nd: Boone
603rd: Conway604th: Katz
605th: Roberson606th: Johns
607th: Hull608th: Peck
609th: Castro610th: Goldstein

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