Brehony births between 1864 and 1913


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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.
 

Districts where Brehony and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Breheny: 553
  • Judge: 1817
  • Brahan: 20
  • Brehon: 19
  • Brehony: 118
  • Brehan: 11
  • Brehany: 213
  • Brahany: 1
  • Brehenny: 27
  • Brehanny: 3
  • Breheney: 84
  • Brehoney: 15
  • Brahen: 4
  • Brehaney: 7
  • Brihany: 5
  • Brahun: 3
  • Brahoon: 2
  • Breaheny: 3
  • Brehonny: 2

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