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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkɜː.wən/(British English) /ˈkɜːɹ.wən/(American English)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsKerwin

Meaning & History

From Gaelic Ó Ciardhubháin meaning "descendant of Ciardhubhán", a given name composed of the elements ciar "dark" and dubh "black" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Added 10/17/2007 by Dravinus
Edited 11/17/2021 by Jenkowelten and SeaHorse15