Brahan Catholic baptisms in Ireland


Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the parish reference.

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.
Brohan fairly rare: Cork, Clare etc. Ir. Ó Bruacháin. Ó Dónaill gives bruachán as "stout low-sized person". Pseudo-translation has given Banks, a widespread name, most of whom have originated in Bruachán. MIF & SGG.
Broughan fairly rare: Dublin & scattered. Ir. Ó Bruacháin. See Brohan.
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.
 

Parishes where Brahan and a second surname are both baptised.

Surname:



RC parishes and households

This list shows total Brahan Roman Catholic baptisms by county and parish.
Click on the parish to go to the FindMyPast transcript. (Free, registration required).

Variants and totals


Irish Times subscribers | | John Grenham | | Sitemap | | Login | | Subscribe | | Contact | | FAQs | | What's new?| | Privacy policy

Copyright © John Grenham 2021