Byrne


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  • Byrne in 1659.

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    The surname



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    Byrne
    (archived)

    Byrne
    Kilcar, Co. Donegal/Nevada

    Byrne


    Bourne




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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Antrim:16Armagh:33Belfast city:22Carlow:573
Cavan:39Clare:27Cork:60Cork city:22
Derry:9Donegal:228Down:158Dublin:582
Dublin city:319Fermanagh:1Galway:133Kerry:25
Kildare:394Kilkenny:316Laois:257Leitrim:51
Limerick:57Limerick city:16Longford:21Louth:335
Mayo:131Meath:212Monaghan:100Offaly:126
Roscommon:136Sligo:27Tipperary:110Tyrone:29
Waterford:60Westmeath:104Wexford:537Wicklow:1205

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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Bourne: 64
Burn: 66
Burne: 32
Byrne: 6472
O'Birne: 3
O'Byrne: 11

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Birn
Bourn
Buyrn
Buyrne
Buyrnes
Byrn
O Broin
O'Burn
Oburn
Oburne


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