Britt households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Brett numerous: South East, Mayo, Galway etc. Ir. de Breit. "Le Bret" Norman term for Bretons, who were present in the invasion of 12 cent. MIF & SI.
De Brit rare: Dublin. Anglo-Normans of Breton origin who settled in various parts of the country. More usually Brett, Ir. de Breit. The use of the name by the Anglo-Saxons to describe the Strathclyde Britons and the Welsh is discussed by Reaney. DBS.


  • Britt in 1659.
  • Britt births mapped 1864-1913
  • Britt 1901 census map
  • Britt 1911 census map
  • Britt Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Britt Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

Parishes where Britt 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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