Brohan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Banks fairly numerous: Antrim, Dublin etc. Scottish. Also Ir. Ó Bruacháin - see Brohan. SI.
Brohan fairly rare: Cork, Clare etc. Ir. Ó Bruacháin. Ó Dónaill gives bruachán as "stout low-sized person". Pseudo-translation has given Banks, a widespread name, most of whom have originated in Bruachán. MIF & SGG.
Brohoon rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac an Bhreitheamhan. A synonym of Breheny and Abraham, q.v.
Broughan fairly rare: Dublin & scattered. Ir. Ó Bruacháin. See Brohan.
Ó Bruacháin Brohan, Banks: cuíosach annamh: Corcaigh, an Clár & rl. Bruachán = duine beag téagartha. Dream a bhí suite in Uíbh Fhailí tráth. Tugadh Banks ortha i gConnachta, uaireannta. MIF.

Parishes where Brohan and a second surname are found together


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