McBirney



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

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Antrim:15Armagh:11Belfast city:3Down:24
Dublin city:2Fermanagh:1Louth:1Monaghan:7

Surname Dictionary

Berney Quite numerous: S.E.Leinster. Ir. Mac Biorna. This is a Scottish name usually appearing as MacBirney in Ulster. However, the prevalence of Berneys around the O'Byrne country would suggest a connection with them.
Birney Quite numerous: Ulster. Ir. Mac Biorna. Scottish, of Norse derivation but also from Birnie in Moray. SGG & SS.
Birnie rare: Belfast area. See Birney.
Mac Biorna Mac Birney, Burney: líon beag in Ulaidh. De bhunadh Albanach iad agus baineann an sloinne leis an ainm Lochannach Bjarni.
MacBernie Very rare: Derry. Variant of Mac Birney, q.v.
MacBirney rare: Armagh. Ir. Mac Biorna, Scots with name of Norse origin. Relatively recent in Ulster.
MacBurney numerous: E Ulster. Ir. Mac Biorna, Scottish from a Norse name and in Ireland 19 cent. See also Mac Birney.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Bearney: 18
Bearny: 2
Berney: 35
Bernie: 15
Berny: 2
Bierney: 2
Birney: 61
Birnie: 17
Burney: 12
McBerney: 7
McBernie: 7
McBirney: 64
McBirnie: 11
McBurney: 32
McBurnie: 4

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Beirney
Beirnie
Bierny
Birny
Burnee
Burny
Byrney
Mac Biorna
MacBernie
MacBirney
MacBurney
MacBurnie
McBirn
McBurnay
McBurny
McByrne


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