When Anne Rita Galvin was born on 8 February 1911, in Moyasta, County Clare, Ireland, her father, James Galvin, was 50 and her mother, Anna Lynch, was 39. She died on 31 March 1999, in United States, at the age of 88.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Eamon, Colm, Connor, Conor, Fergus, Fidelma, Padraig.
Irish (Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Ó Gealbháin ‘descendant of Gealbhán’, a personal name from geal ‘bright’ + bán ‘white’.
French: variant of Gauvain .