Bracken


    Maps

  • Bracken in 1659.

  • Bracken births mapped 1864-1913

  • Bracken 1901 census map

  • Bracken 1911 census map

  • Bracken Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 1

Parishes where Bracken 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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Antrim:1Armagh:1Belfast city:1Cavan:12
Clare:1Derry:2Down:1Dublin:11
Dublin city:5Fermanagh:39Galway:1Kildare:11
Laois:12Leitrim:1Longford:10Mayo:1
Meath:21Offaly:63Roscommon:9Tipperary:2
Westmeath:26Wicklow:7

Surname Dictionary

Bracken numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Breacáin, breac = speckled. A sept located on the borders of Kildare and Offaly in the Middle Ages and still flourishing there.MIF.
Ó Breacáin Bracken: líonmhar: Áth Cliath, Lár na Tíre, Béal Feirste. Bhí an chlann sa suite sa dúiche idir Uíbh Fhailí agus Cill Dara sa mheán-aois. Tá baile darab ainm Breacánach ann go fóill. De réir dealraimh, tá an sloinne bunaithe ar an aidiacht "breac". MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Bracken: 238
Brackin: 8

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Bracen
Brachan
Brackan
Brackane
Brackon
Braken
Breaccon
Breackan
Brechin
Breckan
Breeken
O Breacain


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