Brehony heads of household in the 1911 census

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

Breheny Quite numerous: Connacht, Dublin. Ir. Mac an Bhreitheamhan,-Bhreithiúnaigh. (Judge). This name has been generally changed to Judge but also occurs as Abraham. The variant Brehon is rare. MIF & SGG.
Judge numerous: Connacht, Midlands etc. Ir. Mac an Bhreithiún (son of the judge) which also appears as Abraham and Breheny. MIF.
Mac an Bhreitheamhan Breheny: líon beag: Connachta. Deineadh Judge de go minic. Tá Brehon fíor-annamh. Dar ndó, bhí clú ar an gclann mar lucht dlí agus léinn faoin sean-chóras Gaelach. Litriú nua: Mac an Bhreithiún. MIF.

DEDs where Brehony and a second surname are found together


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