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Recorded as Lavery and Lowry, although the latter can be a Scottish surname, this is an Irish clan surname. It derives from the ancient pre 10th century Gaelic O' Labhradha, meaning the male descendant of the spokesman or herald. The Lavery clan have always been associated with Ulster, and particularly the counties of Antrim and Down where they were divided into three septs or branches. These were known as Baun-Lavery, from "ban" meaning white, Roe-Lavery from "rua" meaning red, and Trin-Lavery from "trean" meaning strong. In the 18th century Trin-Lavery was mistranslated to Armstrong, so many Armstrong name holders today in Ireland were originally Trin-Lavery...

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Hello My is Sherry Bishop my grandmother was Edith Lavery Shaver. Born October 6, 1882 and Died October 22 1977 her two or three grandfather back came to Canada. Johnstown Ontario Canada Thank you Sherry Bishop

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How is the Irish way to pronounce Lavery? My maiden name is Lavery and it was mispronounced by many in the States. Thank you.

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