Britt



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Britt 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).

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


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Carlow 3 Clare 2
Cork 1 Dublin 1
Dublin city 1 Kilkenny 38
Laois 3 Limerick 1
Longford 4 Offaly 5
Tipperary 53 Waterford 9
Wexford 6    

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 Brit: rare: Dublin. Anglo-Normans of Breton origin who settled in various parts of the country. More usually Brett, Ir. de Breit. The use of the name by the Anglo-Saxons to describe the Strathclyde Britons and the Welsh is discussed by Reaney. DBS.


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 Brit


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