Brangan



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

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Antrim:7Cork:1Down:1Dublin:22
Dublin city:8Kildare:5Meath:8Tyrone:1
Wicklow:5

Surname Dictionary

Branagan numerous: Down, Armagh, Louth, Meath & South East. Ir. Ó Branagáin. Dimin. of Bran, (raven). A sept of Cineál Eoghain in Oriel where they still flourish. A branch migrated to Galway, where they may appear as Brangan. MIF.
Brangan rare: Connacht etc. Ir. Ó Branagáin. See Branagan.
Ó Branagáin Brannigan: an-líonmhar: Ulaidh & Laighin. Clann de Chinéal Eoghain i nDoire. Cosúil leis na sloinnte eile ag tosú le "bran", tá sé préimhithe san ainm pearsanta Bran .i. fiach dubh (an t-éan).

Variants in Griffith's
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Branagan: 197
Branaghan: 5
Brangan: 58
Branigan: 121
Brannagan: 20
Brannigan: 74

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Branagen
Branahan
Branegan
Brangon
Branighan
Brannaghen
Brannagin
Brannegan
Brenagan
Brenagon
Brennagan
O Branagain


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