This surname is famous for being ordinary. It is the fifth most common name in Ireland. The name in Irish is Mac gabhainn meaning ‘son of the smith’. The name is most deeply rooted in County Cavan, where the MacGowan sept originated (find out more about the Smith Irish family name).
The hand knit Smith sweater comprises cable diamond and moss stitches. The diamonds symbolise a wish for wealth, the cables represent good luck and the moss symbolises nature. This beautiful hand knitted Aran sweater has been hand knitted in the traditional báinin (pronounced ‘baw neen’) colour, the natural white of the wool. It comes to you complete with a Clan history and crest. It is made of 100% pure new wool, is water repellent and breathable. It has been hand crafted in the traditional Irish style, and with care, will last a lifetime.