Brehan



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Brehan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Kildare 2 Longford 1
Roscommon 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Brahany 5
Brehan 4
Brehanny 4
Brehany 26
Breheney 3
Brehenny 9
Breheny 110
Brehney 2
Brehon 7
Brehony 17
Brihony 23
Judge 330


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Brehoney
Mac an Bhreitheamhan


SECOND SURNAME


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