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|Posted by: CelticRadio 02-Oct-2011, 09:14 PM|
| Background: The surname of Bevan has the associated arms recorded in Sir Bernard Burkes General Armory. Ulster King of Arms in 1884. The arms were granted in 1695 to William Bevan Esq., of Pen-y-Coed, County Carmathen, high sherif of that shire, and his brothers Theophilus Bevan and Thomas Bevan. The name was brought into England in the wake of the Norman Invasion of 1066 and anglicized from the Old French Beivre to Bevan...
Variations: Allen, Allan, Alan.
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Discussion of this family is welcomed.