Brett



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Brett 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Carlow 1 Clare 2
Cork 3 Derry 1
Down 2 Dublin 2
Dublin city 6 Galway 3
Kildare 1 Kilkenny 5
Laois 6 Leitrim 2
Limerick 1 Longford 2
Mayo 28 Meath 1
Sligo 106 Tipperary 41
Waterford 30 Wexford 3
Wicklow 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Brett: numerous: South East, Mayo, Galway etc. Ir. de Breit. "Le Bret" Norman term for Bretons, who were present in the invasion of 12 cent. MIF & SI.
de Breit: Brett: líonmhar: Oir-Dheisceart, Maigh Eo, Gaillimh: An t-ainm a bhí ag na Normannaigh ar Bhriotánaigh a bhí leo san Ionradh. Bhí a lán Briotánach in arm Uilliam Concaire ag Cath Hastings i 1066. Is comh-Cheiltigh iad Muintir de Breit.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Brett 248
Britt 127


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Britte
de Breit


SECOND SURNAME


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