Burns households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Burns Very numerous: all provinces, especially Ulster and Connacht. Generally Scottish in Ulster, but standing for indigenous names in the west and south. The more recognisable ones are O'Beirne, Birrane, Byrne and Ir. Mac Conboirne in N Connacht. SI & SGG.
Mac Conboirne Burns: líonmhar i gConnachta. Clann a bhain le h-Uí Fiachrach (Maigh Eo). Seasann Burns do shloinnte éagsúla; is dócha go bhfuil Mac Conboirne annamh anois. Brí: cú + boireann (log-ainm faoi leith, gan amhras). Bhí Ó Conboirne ann, leis. SGG.

The surname

Parishes where Burns and a second surname are found together


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