All variants of Branagh


Branagh households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

All variants of Branagh

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

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Surname Dictionary

Branagh Quite numerous: N Down. Ir. Breatnach (a Welsh person). The large Welsh contingent in the Norman invasion were called Breatnaigh by the Irish. Now they are usually Walsh.
Breatnach fairly numerous: throughout the south. Ir.Lang. a Welsh person.
Breatnach Brannagh, Walsh,-e: Tá Brannagh le fáil fós in Ultaibh ach is Walsh atá ar a bhformhór i mBéarla. An téarma ba ghnách ag Gaeil ar na h-Ionrathóirí (a tháinig ón mBreatain Bhig, dar ndó). Tá an sloinne an-líonmhar anois gach aird. IF.
Walshe Very numerous: (4th most common) all areas, especially South East. Ir. Breatnach, Welsh. A name common amongst the Norman invaders, many of whom came from Wales. It was not attached to any particular sept. Also as Welch & Welsh. IF.
Welch Quite numerous: Belfast area, Cork etc. See Walsh.
Welsh fairly numerous: mainly Belfast area. Perhaps a particular immigration from Wales. See Walsh.

    Maps

  • Branagh in 1659.
  • Branagh births mapped 1864-1913
  • Branagh 1901 census map
  • Branagh 1911 census map
  • Branagh Roman Catholic baptisms

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