Barron households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Barron numerous: mainly Ulster and Leinster. Derived from Mac Bearáin in Ulster and Barún in Kilkenny-Waterford where they were a branch of the Fitzgeralds. The title "baron" was also common amongst the Scots so we find MacBarron there. MIF.
Barún Barron: Leas-ainm ar chlann Ghearaltach i gCill Chainnigh. Féach Ó Bearáin.
Ó Bearáin Barron, Barnes, Barrington: líonmhar in Ultaibh & Laighin; bhain "Mac" leis na Niallaigh agus bhí Barún ina chraobh des na Gearaltaigh i gCill Chainnigh. Bíonn Barnes i bhfeidhm mar chomh-ainm le Barron, uaireannta. Bhí an t-ainm Bearach coitinn in anallód: brí: biorach, ar nós sleá.


  • Barron in 1659.
  • Barron births mapped 1864-1913
  • Barron 1901 census map
  • Barron 1911 census map
  • Barron Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

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