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Byrne 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).

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


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Antrim 16 Armagh 33
Belfast city 22 Carlow 573
Cavan 39 Clare 27
Cork 60 Cork city 22
Derry 9 Donegal 228
Down 158 Dublin 582
Dublin city 319 Fermanagh 1
Galway 133 Kerry 25
Kildare 394 Kilkenny 316
Laois 257 Leitrim 51
Limerick 57 Limerick city 16
Longford 21 Louth 335
Mayo 131 Meath 212
Monaghan 100 Offaly 126
Roscommon 136 Sligo 27
Tipperary 110 Tyrone 29
Waterford 60 Westmeath 104
Wexford 535 Wicklow 1205

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Bourn: fairly rare: Belfast, Dublin, Wicklow, Connacht. English, 16 cent. See Burns.
Burn: rare: Down. See Burns.
Byrne: Very numerous: all provinces but primarily Dublin and Leinster. Ir. Ó Broin, Bran, raven, a popular personal name for men. A major sept of E Leinster who long resisted the English conquest. The name also represents Mac Broin, a Down name, and appears as Burns. Many Byrnes have resumed the "O" as O'Byrne. IF & SGG.
O'Byrne: numerous: all areas, least in Ulster. Ir. Ó Broin, from first name Bran (raven). They were a leading sept of Wicklow. IF.
Ó Broin: fairly numerous: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Byrne.
Ó Broin: O'Byrne, Byrnes: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre, in Áth Cliath & Laighin ach go h-áirithe. Clann mhór a bhí suite i dtuaisceart Chill Dara am an Ionraidh agus a bhrúadh isteach i sléibhte Chill Mhantáin. Chuireadar troid chróga suas ar feadh na gcéadta blian. Shíolraíodar ó Bhran, rí Laighean, a bhásaigh i 1052. Tá cur síos luachmhar ar an gclann sa Leabhar Branach a deineadh sa 17 céad. IF & SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Bourne 64
Burn 66
Burne 32
Byrne 6470
O'Birne 3
O'Byrne 11


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Broin
Buyrn
Buyrne
O'Burn
Oburn
Oburne


SECOND SURNAME


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