Canavan

Canavan is a surname of Irish with two possible translations, both Anglicized: 1. `White Head` from O`Ceanndubhain Sept who were hereditary physicians to the O`Flahertys of Connemara. Whitehead and Whitelock are sometimes used in Galway. Spelling variations include: Canovan, O`Canavan, Canaman, Kinevan, Kinavan, Kanavan, O`Kennevain. 2. `Bl...
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Canavan

Type: Term Pronunciation: kan′ă-van Definitions: 1. Myrtelle M., U.S. pathologist, 1879-1953. See: Canavan disease, Canavan sclerosis, Canavan-van Bogaert-Bertrand disease
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