Behan heads of household in 1901 census


DEDs and surname occurences

Antrim: Falls Ward: 1
Armagh: Keady Rural: 1
Carlow: Ballintemple: 1
Carlow: Ballynacarrig: 1
Clare: Coolmeen: 1
Clare: Cooraclare: 1
Clare: Doonbeg: 1
Clare: Einagh: 1
Clare: Ennis Rural: 1
Clare: Kilballyowen: 1
Clare: Kildysart: 2
Clare: Kilkee: 1
Clare: Killimer: 3
Clare: Kilrush Urban: 4
Clare: Knock: 4
Clare: Miltown Malbay: 1
Clare: Moyarta: 3
Clare: O'Brien's Bridge: 1
Cork: Banteer: 1
Cork: Charleville: 1
Cork: Clonmeen: 1
Cork: Coolclough: 1
Cork: Drishane: 1
Cork: Meens: 1
Cork: Queenstown Urban No. 1: 2
Dublin: Arran Quay: 9
Dublin: Blackrock: 2
Dublin: Castleknock: 1
Dublin: Clondalkin: 2
Dublin: Clonmethan: 1
Dublin: Donabate: 1
Dublin: Drumcondra: 1
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 4
Dublin: Glasnevin: 2
Dublin: Glasthule: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 4
Dublin: Kilsallaghan: 1
Dublin: Kingstown: 1
Dublin: Lucan: 8
Dublin: Mansion House: 1
Dublin: Merchants Quay: 8
Dublin: Mountjoy: 3
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 1
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 4
Dublin: Pembroke West: 1
Dublin: Rathfarnham: 1
Dublin: Rathmines: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 2
Dublin: Rotunda: 4
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 2
Dublin: South City: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 5
Dublin: Trinity: 3
Dublin: Ushers Quay: 8
Dublin: Wood Quay: 5
Galway: Galway South Urban: 1
Kerry: Ballyegan: 1
Kerry: Causeway: 1
Kerry: Killarney Urban: 1
Kerry: Killehenny: 1
Kerry: Listowel Urban: 2
Kerry: Lixnaw: 1
Kildare: Athy East Urban: 1
Kildare: Ballybracken: 3
Kildare: Ballymore Eustace: 1
Kildare: Ballyshannon: 3
Kildare: Balraheen: 1
Kildare: Burtown: 1
Kildare: Carragh: 1
Kildare: Clane: 2
Kildare: Cloncurry: 2
Kildare: Donadea: 2
Kildare: Donaghcumper: 2
Kildare: Feighcullen: 2
Kildare: Gilltown: 2
Kildare: Kilcullen: 1
Kildare: Kildare: 7
Kildare: Killashee: 1
Kildare: Kilmeage North: 1
Kildare: Kilmeage South: 1
Kildare: Kilteel: 1
Kildare: Lackagh: 3
Kildare: Monasterevan: 4
Kildare: Morristownbiller: 2
Kildare: Newbridge: 2
Kildare: Newbridge Rural: 3
Kildare: Newtown: 1
Kildare: Pollardstown: 1
Kildare: Quinsborough: 1
Kildare: Rathangan: 8
Kildare: Rathernan: 4
Kildare: Rathmore: 5
Kildare: Robertstown: 2
Kildare: Straffan: 1
Kildare: Thomastown: 2
Kilkenny: Castlecomer: 1
Kilkenny: Urlingford: 1
King's Co.: Ballaghassaan: 3
King's Co.: Birr (Rural): 1
King's Co.: Bracknagh: 5
King's Co.: Clonbulloge: 2
King's Co.: Croghan: 1
King's Co.: Edenderry: 4
King's Co.: Killoughy: 2
King's Co.: Mountbriscoe: 1
King's Co.: Portarlington North: 1
King's Co.: Rathfeston: 1
King's Co.: Shannon Harbour: 1
King's Co.: Tullamore Urban: 1
Limerick: Clarina: 4
Limerick: Dock Limerick Urban No. 4: 1
Limerick: Grange: 1
Limerick: Kilmoylan: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 3 Urban District: 2
Limerick: Limerick No. 6: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 7: 2
Limerick: Newcastle: 1
Limerick: Shanid: 1
Longford: Abbeylara: 1
Longford: Granard Urban (in 26 files): 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4.: 1
Louth: St. Laurence Gate: 1
Meath: Donaghmore: 2
Meath: Rodanstown: 1
Queen's Co.: Ballyadams: 1
Queen's Co.: Borris: 1
Queen's Co.: Castlecuffe: 1
Queen's Co.: Clondarrig: 1
Queen's Co.: Clonkeen: 1
Queen's Co.: Dangans, Mountmellick Town: 1
Queen's Co.: Emo: 1
Queen's Co.: Jamestown: 1
Queen's Co.: Lacka: 1
Queen's Co.: Meelick: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountrath: 1
Queen's Co.: Portarlington South: 1
Queen's Co.: Sallyford: 6
Queen's Co.: Tankardstown: 2
Queen's Co.: Tinnahinch: 2
Queen's Co.: Trumra: 2
Queen's Co.: Vicarstown: 1
Tipperary: Ballygibbon: 1
Tipperary: Glengar: 2
Tipperary: Greenhall: 2
Tipperary: Nenagh Rural: 1
Waterford: Ballyin: 1
Waterford: Fews: 2
Waterford: Killea: 1
Waterford: Reisk: 1
Westmeath: Ardnagragh: 1
Westmeath: Athlone Urban (W): 2
Westmeath: Clonfad: 1
Westmeath: Delvin: 1
Westmeath: Dysart: 1
Westmeath: Owel: 2
Wexford: Balloughter: 1
Wexford: Ballyanne: 1
Wexford: Ballyhuskard: 1
Wexford: Ballymore: 1
Wexford: Courtown: 1
Wexford: Gorey Rural: 1
Wexford: Gorey Urban: 2
Wexford: Killann: 1
Wexford: Newtownbarry: 1
Wexford: Tinnacross: 1
Wexford: Wingfield: 3
Wicklow: Ballingate: 2
Wicklow: Ballinglen: 1
Wicklow: Ballybeg: 1
Wicklow: Bray Town: 1
Wicklow: Coolboy: 1
Wicklow: Delgany: 1
Wicklow: Dunganstown East: 1
Wicklow: Glendalough: 1
Wicklow: Hollywood: 1
Wicklow: Killiskey: 2
Wicklow: Lackan: 1
Wicklow: Moneystown: 1
Wicklow: Rathdrum: 1
Wicklow: Tinahely: 2
Wicklow: Togher: 3
Wicklow: Wicklow Rural: 1
Wicklow: Wicklow Town: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

Surname Dictionary

Beahan rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Beacháin. See Behan.
Behan numerous: Leinster & Kerry etc. Ir. Ó Beacháin, perhaps beach = bee. A literary sept of Laois/Offaly, some of whom moved to Kerry in the last two hundred years.MIF.
Ó Beacháin Behan, Beegan: líonmhar: Laighin & Ciarraí. Clann léannta i Laois/Uíbh Fhailí gur aistrigh cuid acu go Ciarraí. Tá Beegan i Luimneach & Beagan in Ulaidh. An bhrí: beach bheag, ainm a tabharfaí do leanbh, ach féach Ó Beagáin, leis.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Beahan: 15
Beahen: 1
Beehan: 2
Behan: 185
Behane: 10
Behen: 4
Behon: 4

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