Bray households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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Surname Dictionary

Bray fairly numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. (1) de Bré, (2) Ó Breaghaigh, mod. Ó Bré. The former an English toponymic also occurring as Bree; the latter a native name meaning a person from Breagh,(anglicised Bregia) a territory in Meath, but it occurs mainly in Connacht, whereas de Bré is associated mainly with Leinster. SI & SGG.

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