Britain households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Brittain fairly rare: Ulster. This name refers to Brittany (France). It appeared as "le Breton" in early records. Ir. de Breatún. MIF & SGG.
Britton fairly numerous: Ulster, Dublin, South East etc. Ir. de Briotún. See Brittain.


  • Britain in 1659.
  • Britain births mapped 1864-1913
  • Britain 1901 census map
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Parishes where Britain and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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