Behan


    Maps

  • Behan in 1659.

  • Behan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Behan 1901 census map

  • Behan 1911 census map

  • Behan Roman Catholic baptisms new!


Parishes where Behan and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Carlow:2Clare:29Cork:2Down:3
Dublin:16Dublin city:10Galway:6Kerry:1
Kildare:132Kilkenny:4Laois:38Limerick:9
Limerick city:3Longford:1Mayo:4Meath:2
Offaly:9Roscommon:1Tipperary:18Waterford:4
Westmeath:4Wexford:11Wicklow:27

Surname Dictionary

Beahan rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Beacháin. See Behan.
Behan numerous: Leinster & Kerry etc. Ir. Ó Beacháin, perhaps beach = bee. A literary sept of Laois/Offaly, some of whom moved to Kerry in the last two hundred years.MIF.
Ó Beacháin Behan, Beegan: líonmhar: Laighin & Ciarraí. Clann léannta i Laois/Uíbh Fhailí gur aistrigh cuid acu go Ciarraí. Tá Beegan i Luimneach & Beagan in Ulaidh. An bhrí: beach bheag, ainm a tabharfaí do leanbh, ach féach Ó Beagáin, leis.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Beaghan: 10
Beahan: 94
Beehan: 2
Behan: 336
Behane: 12
Behen: 12

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Bahen
Bahon
Beachan
Beaghon
Beahen
Beahn
Beahon
Beaughan
Beehane
Behave
Behin
Behn
Behon
Beighan
Bihane
Boaghan
M'Behan
O Beachain
O Beachain
O Beathchain


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