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Irish Surname - Behan

The Irish surname Behan is derived from the Gaelic name "O'Beachain", meaning "descendant of Beachán". The name is most commonly found in the southern region of Ireland, particularly in County Cork.

Famous People with surname Behan

The Behan surname is associated with prominent Irish writers and artists, particularly within the literary and theatrical communities.

Variations of the surname Behan

Behan, Beaghan, Began, Beahan, and Beagan

Behan Coat of Arms

Shield with a blue background and a gold lion holding a red arrow. The crest is a stag's head with a gold collar and a red tongue.

Behan Motto

"In Domino confido", "I trust in the Lord".

Please Note

There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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