Brennan


    Maps

  • Brennan in 1659.

  • Brennan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Brennan 1901 census map

  • Brennan 1911 census map

  • Brennan Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 2
  • Full surname history
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    Brennan
    (archived)

    Brennan
    Connacht

    Brennan
    Kilkenny

    Brennan
    Startford, Ontario and Michigan

    Brennan


    Brennan
    Kilkenny

    Brennan
    Laois & Carlow

    Brennan
    Ulster

    Brennan
    Galway /Dakota county, Minn



Parishes where Brennan 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:18Armagh:49Belfast city:13Carlow:119
Cavan:21Clare:63Cork:47Cork city:11
Derry:21Donegal:99Down:77Dublin:69
Dublin city:53Fermanagh:21Galway:133Kerry:134
Kildare:117Kilkenny:648Laois:365Leitrim:27
Limerick:27Limerick city:5Longford:35Louth:93
Mayo:233Meath:51Monaghan:143Offaly:35
Roscommon:255Sligo:271Tipperary:125Tyrone:25
Waterford:51Westmeath:97Wexford:148Wicklow:30

Surname Dictionary

Brannan rare: Ulster. Ir. Ó Branáin. An ecclesiastical family of Fermanagh usually changed to Brennan. Ir. Mac Branáin was a sept of Roscommon. IF & SI.
Brennan Very numerous: widespread, especially northern half. Ir. Ó Braonáin. Woulfe cites four septs, in Kilkenny, W Meath, Galway, Kerry. The chief of these was in Ossory (Kilkenny) and many Connacht Brennans are Mac Braonáin, a different name, which also applied to an erenagh family of Fermanagh. From the personal name Braon. IF & SGG.
Mac Branáin Brennan: Tá Brennan an-líonmhar ach baineann siad sa chuid is mó le Ó Braonáin sa chuid is mó den tír, ach bhí Mac Branáin láidir i gConnachta anallód.
Ó Branáin Brannan: fíor-annamh: Ulaidh. Airchinnigh i nDoire & Fearmanach anallód. Tá sé meascaithe le Ó Branagáin; féach Ó Braonáin, leis.
Ó Braonáin rare: Ir.lang. See Brennan.
Ó Braonáin Brennan: an-líonmhar gach áird: bhí ceithre chlann ann de réir de Bhulbh: Osraí, mar a bhfuilid go fóill; Iar-Mhí; Longfort; Dún Ciaráin i gCiarraí. Is cosúil gur le Ó Branáin a bhaineann Brennan in Ulaidh. IF & SGG.

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