Behan heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Court: 1
Carlow: Ballinacarrig: 1
Clare: Coolmeen: 1
Clare: Doonbeg: 1
Clare: Einagh: 1
Clare: Ennis Rural: 1
Clare: Kilfearagh: 1
Clare: Kilkee: 1
Clare: Killadysert: 1
Clare: Killimer: 2
Clare: Kilmurry: 1
Clare: Kilrush Urban: 3
Clare: Knock: 5
Clare: Miltownmalbay: 1
Clare: Moyarta: 2
Clare: O'Briensbridge: 1
Cork: Banteer: 1
Cork: Charleville: 1
Cork: Clonmeen: 1
Cork: Cork No. 4 Urban (part of): 1
Cork: Cork No. 7 Urban: 1
Cork: Drishane: 1
Cork: Gortmore: 1
Cork: Meena: 2
Cork: Queenstown No. 2 Urban: 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 8
Dublin: Clontarf West, Part of: 1
Dublin: Dalkey: 1
Dublin: Drumcondra Rural: 1
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 3
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Inn's Quay: 3
Dublin: Inns Quay: 3
Dublin: Kilsallaghan: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 2: 1
Dublin: Lucan: 10
Dublin: Mansion House: 5
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 5
Dublin: Mountjoy: 7
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 2
Dublin: Newcastle: 1
Dublin: North City: 2
Dublin: North Dock: 3
Dublin: Palmerstown: 1
Dublin: Pembroke East: 3
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rathfarnham: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 3
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 4
Dublin: Rotunda: 5
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 1
Dublin: South City: 2
Dublin: South Dock: 5
Dublin: Tallagh: 1
Dublin: Trinity Ward: 2
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 11
Dublin: Wood Quay: 2
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 3
Fermanagh: Enniskillen South: 1
Galway: Ahascragh: 1
Galway: Galway East, Urban: 1
Galway: Galway South Urban: 1
Kerry: Ballyegan: 1
Kerry: Causeway: 1
Kerry: Killahan: 1
Kerry: Killarney Urban: 1
Kerry: Listowel Urban: 3
Kerry: Lixnaw: 2
Kildare: Athy East, Urban: 1
Kildare: Ballybrack: 2
Kildare: Ballymore Eustace: 2
Kildare: Ballysax East: 5
Kildare: Ballyshannon: 2
Kildare: Balraheen: 1
Kildare: Burtown: 1
Kildare: Clane: 4
Kildare: Cloncurry: 1
Kildare: Donadea: 2
Kildare: Donaghcumper: 2
Kildare: Feighcullen: 2
Kildare: Gilltown: 1
Kildare: Grangemellon: 1
Kildare: Harristown: 1
Kildare: Kildangan: 1
Kildare: Kildare: 8
Kildare: Killashee: 1
Kildare: Kilmeage, North: 1
Kildare: Kilmeage, South: 2
Kildare: Kilteel: 1
Kildare: Lackagh: 1
Kildare: Monasterevin: 3
Kildare: Morristownbiller: 2
Kildare: Naas Rural: 1
Kildare: Naas Urban: 2
Kildare: Newbridge Rural: 3
Kildare: Newbridge Urban: 5
Kildare: Oldconnell: 1
Kildare: Pollardstown: 2
Kildare: Quinsborough: 1
Kildare: Rathangan: 7
Kildare: Rathernan: 4
Kildare: Rathmore: 4
Kildare: Robertstown: 1
Kildare: Straffan: 1
Kildare: Thomastown: 2
Kildare: Timahoe North: 1
King's Co.: Ballaghassaan: 3
King's Co.: Birr Rural: 1
King's Co.: Brachnagh: 6
King's Co.: Clara: 1
King's Co.: Clonbulloge: 2
King's Co.: Croghan: 1
King's Co.: Edenderry Rural: 1
King's Co.: Edenderry Urban: 5
King's Co.: Killoughy: 1
King's Co.: Portarlington North: 1
King's Co.: Rathfeston: 1
King's Co.: Tullamore Urban: 1
Limerick: Ballycummin: 1
Limerick: Ballyvarra: 1
Limerick: Clarina: 2
Limerick: Grange: 1
Limerick: Kilmoylan: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 3 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 6 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick South Rural: 1
Limerick: Newcastle Urban: 1
Limerick: Shanid: 1
Louth: St. Laurence Gate: 1
Mayo: Kilkelly: 1
Mayo: Swineford: 1
Meath: Donaghmore: 1
Meath: Drumcondra: 3
Meath: Rodanstown: 1
Queen's Co.: Borris: 1
Queen's Co.: Castleduff: 2
Queen's Co.: Clonkeen: 2
Queen's Co.: Emo: 1
Queen's Co.: Graigue Rural: 1
Queen's Co.: Jamestown: 1
Queen's Co.: Lacka: 1
Queen's Co.: Maryborough Rural: 1
Queen's Co.: Meelick: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountmellick Urban: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountrath: 1
Queen's Co.: Portarlington South: 1
Queen's Co.: Sallyford: 3
Queen's Co.: Tankardstown: 2
Queen's Co.: Tinnahinch: 2
Queen's Co.: Trumra: 2
Queen's Co.: Vicarstown: 1
Tipperary: Ballygibbon: 1
Tipperary: Clonmel East Urban: 1
Tipperary: Glengar: 2
Tipperary: Greenhall: 2
Tipperary: Kilpatrick: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh Rural: 1
Waterford: Ballyin: 1
Waterford: Fews: 2
Westmeath: Ardnagragh: 2
Westmeath: Athlone West Urban: 1
Westmeath: Ballykilmore: 1
Westmeath: Carn: 1
Westmeath: Delvin: 1
Westmeath: Owel: 1
Wexford: Balloughter: 1
Wexford: Ballyhuskard: 1
Wexford: Ballymore: 1
Wexford: Courtown: 3
Wexford: Gorey Urban: 1
Wexford: Newtownbarry: 1
Wexford: Tinnacross: 1
Wexford: Wingfield: 3
Wicklow: Ballingate: 2
Wicklow: Ballinglen: 1
Wicklow: Ballybeg: 1
Wicklow: Bray No.1: 1
Wicklow: Carnew: 1
Wicklow: Coolattin: 2
Wicklow: Coolboy: 1
Wicklow: Delgany: 1
Wicklow: Dunganstown East: 1
Wicklow: Glenealy: 1
Wicklow: Hollywood: 1
Wicklow: Killiskey: 1
Wicklow: Kilpipe: 1
Wicklow: Moneystown: 1
Wicklow: Rathdrum: 2
Wicklow: Togher: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog 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 1911, with total occurences

Beahan: 12
Beahen: 1
Beahn: 1
Beehan: 10
Behan: 190
Behane: 5
Behen: 4
Behon: 1

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