Benson households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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Surname Dictionary

Benson numerous: Ulster mainly, also Limerick City and N.Connacht. Ir. Mac Binéid, but the Connacht Bensons are an anglicisatiom of Mac Giolla Dé, which also occurs as Gildea. Benson is of English origin long established in Ireland, and dimin. of Benedict. SGG.

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