Brislan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Breslin numerous: W Ulster, N Leinster, Dublin. Ir. Ó Breasláin. A brehon family of the North West. They were originally seated in Fanad, Donegal, but later became brehons to Maguire of Fermanagh. In the spoken language it is Ó Breisleáin.MIF & SGG.
Brislane fairly rare: Tipperary, Limerick. Ir. Ó Breasláin. A Munster variant of Breslin, q.v.
Ó Breasláin Breslin, Brislane: líonmhar: Iarthar Uladh, Tuaisceart Laighean. Bhí siad ina mbreithiúna i bhFear Manach tráth ach tá Brislane i dTiobraid Árann agus Luimneach. An bhrí: féach Ó Breasail. SGG.


  • Brislan in 1659.
  • Brislan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Brislan 1901 census map
  • Brislan Roman Catholic baptisms

Parishes where Brislan and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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