Byrne


    Maps

  • Byrne in 1659.
  • Byrne births mapped 1864-1913
  • Byrne 1901 census map
  • Byrne 1911 census map
  • Byrne Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


Parishes where Byrne 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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Surname Dictionary

Bourn fairly rare: Belfast, Dublin, Wicklow, Connacht. English, 16 cent. See Burns.
Burn rare: Down. See Burns.
Byrne Very numerous: all provinces but primarily Dublin and Leinster. Ir. Ó Broin, Bran, raven, a popular personal name for men. A major sept of E Leinster who long resisted the English conquest. The name also represents Mac Broin, a Down name, and appears as Burns. Many Byrnes have resumed the "O" as O'Byrne. IF & SGG.
Ó Broin fairly numerous: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Byrne.
Ó Broin O'Byrne, Byrnes: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre, in Áth Cliath & Laighin ach go h-áirithe. Clann mhór a bhí suite i dtuaisceart Chill Dara am an Ionraidh agus a bhrúadh isteach i sléibhte Chill Mhantáin. Chuireadar troid chróga suas ar feadh na gcéadta blian. Shíolraíodar ó Bhran, rí Laighean, a bhásaigh i 1052. Tá cur síos luachmhar ar an gclann sa Leabhar Branach a deineadh sa 17 céad. IF & SGG.
O'Byrne numerous: all areas, least in Ulster. Ir. Ó Broin, from first name Bran (raven). They were a leading sept of Wicklow. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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