Berrane



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Galway:4Mayo:2Sligo:11

Surname Dictionary

Berreen Very rare: Sligo. Ir. Ó Birín. Variant of Ó Bioráin, Birrane, q.v.
Birrane rare: Limerick, Mayo. Ir. Ó Bioráin. (bior = spike) Has been changed to Byrne and Byron in Munster and Connacht, to some extent. Ir. Ó Bearáin is a synonym. SGG.
Ó Bioráin Birrane: annamh: Luimneach, Maigh Eo. Cuid acu aistrithe go Byrne agus Byron. Deir de Bhulbh gur ionann biorán agus stócach. Féac Ó Bearáin leis.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Berane: 7
Berrane: 17
Berreen: 5
Birrane: 35

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Bereen
Birane
Byrrane
O Biorain


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