Bury



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

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Surname Dictionary

Berry fairly numerous: Antrim, Midlands, South East, Mayo/Galway. Ir. Ó Béara. Woulfe notes the Irish name in Offaly and Mayo. Elsewhere, it is probably English of 17 cent provenance and a synonym of Bury, the placename. DBS.
Brugha Burgess, Burrows, Bury: lionmhar in Ultaibh & Áth cliath: Sloinnte Sasanacha a ghaelaíodh. Foinse: burgh, borough = baile mór. (Cathróir de)
Bury fairly rare: Dublin and scattered. Ir. de Brú (SGA). Anglo-Normans of 13 cent who claim the name comes from the Château de Bury in Normandy. MIF.
Ó Béara rare: Ir.Lang. See Berry.
Ó Béara Beary, Berry: annamh: Luimneach & rl. ach tá Berry líonmhar in Ultaibh - inimircigh sa 17 céad, is cosúil. Bhain an chlann Ghaelach le Uíbh Fhailí & Maigh Eo.

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