Bracken



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Bracken households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Bracken households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 1 Armagh 1
Belfast city 1 Cavan 12
Clare 1 Derry 2
Down 1 Dublin 11
Dublin city 5 Fermanagh 39
Galway 1 Kildare 11
Laois 12 Leitrim 1
Longford 10 Mayo 1
Meath 21 Offaly 63
Roscommon 9 Tipperary 2
Westmeath 26 Wicklow 7

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Bracken: numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Breacáin, breac = speckled. A sept located on the borders of Kildare and Offaly in the Middle Ages and still flourishing there.MIF.
Ó Breacáin: Bracken: líonmhar: Áth Cliath, Lár na Tíre, Béal Feirste. Bhí an chlann sa suite sa dúiche idir Uíbh Fhailí agus Cill Dara sa mheán-aois. Tá baile darab ainm Breacánach ann go fóill. De réir dealraimh, tá an sloinne bunaithe ar an aidiacht "breac". MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Bracken 238
Brackin 8


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Breacáin
Bracen
Brachan
Brackan
Braken
Breaccon
Breckan
Breeken


SECOND SURNAME


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