Burney



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Burney 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).

Burney 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 7 Belfast city 2
Derry 1 Donegal 1
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Berney: Quite numerous: S.E.Leinster. Ir. Mac Biorna. This is a Scottish name usually appearing as MacBirney in Ulster. However, the prevalence of Berneys around the O'Byrne country would suggest a connection with them.
Birney: Quite numerous: Ulster. Ir. Mac Biorna. Scottish, of Norse derivation but also from Birnie in Moray. SGG & SS.
Birnie: rare: Belfast area. See Birney.
Mac Biorna: Mac Birney, Burney: líon beag in Ulaidh. De bhunadh Albanach iad agus baineann an sloinne leis an ainm Lochannach Bjarni.
MacBernie: Very rare: Derry. Variant of Mac Birney, q.v.
MacBirney: rare: Armagh. Ir. Mac Biorna, Scots with name of Norse origin. Relatively recent in Ulster.
MacBurney: numerous: E Ulster. Ir. Mac Biorna, Scottish from a Norse name and in Ireland 19 cent. See also Mac Birney.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Bearney 18
Bearny 2
Berney 35
Bernie 15
Berny 2
Bierney 2
Birney 61
Birnie 17
Burney 12
McBerney 7
McBernie 7
McBirney 64
McBirnie 11
McBurney 32
McBurnie 4


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Beirnie
Birny
Burnee
Burny
Mac Biorna
MacBernie
MacBirney
MacBurney
MacBurnie


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