Breene


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  • Breene in 1659.

  • Breene births mapped 1864-1913

  • Breene 1901 census map

  • Breene 1911 census map

  • Breene Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 29
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    Australia

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Parishes where Breene 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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Cavan:3Clare:6Dublin:1Fermanagh:10
Galway:1Kilkenny:8Laois:16Louth:1
Monaghan:3Offaly:2Tipperary:2Tyrone:4
Wexford:22

Surname Dictionary

Breen Very numerous: Fermanagh & Ulster generally, Dublin, South East, Mid-West. Ir. Mac Braoin, a sept of Kilkenny and Ó Braoin, septs of the Midlands & Roscommon.This name occurs as O'Brien and Bruen in some areas. Braon, an early personal name. IF.
Mac Braoin Breen, Mac Brien: Is deacair idirdealú le Ó Braoin ach bhí clann Mac Braoin in Osraí agus is cosúil gur leo-san a bhaineann na Braonaigh san Oir-Deisceart. Bhí dream eile i bhFear Manach. Bhí clann bheag in oirthear Luimnigh sa 16 céad. IF.
Ó Braoin Very rare: Ir.Lang. See Breen.
Ó Braoin Breen, Bruen: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre: Fear Manach, Oir-Deisceart & Meán-Iarthair ach go h-áirithe; Bruen i gConnachta. Luann de Bhulbh ceithre chlann in áiteanna éagsúla - an dream ba mhó suite gar d' Áth Luain. Bhí clann eile bunaithe i Ráth Bhoth, Tír Chonaill. An bhrí atá aige ar an ainm Braon ná "brón".
O'Brien Very numerous: all areas, most in Munster and Leinster. Ir. Ó Briain. Leading sept of Thomond (Clare-Limerick), owing prominence to Brian Boru, High-King 1002-1014 A.D. The first name Brian is an old Celtic one, meaning perhaps "noble". GPN.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Breen: 947
Breene: 79
O'Brien: 3654

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Brieen
Mac Braoin
O 'brien
O Braoin
O Breene
O brein
O Briain
O Briain
O Brian
O Brian
O brien
O bryan
O Bryan
O Bryn
O' brien
O'Breen
O'Briene
O'Briens
O'Brin
O'Brines
O'Brion
O'Brione
O'Bryans
O'Bryen
O'Bryon


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