Last name: BYRNE

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BYRNE : This last name is indexed 329,235 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BYRNE : 1: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin ‘descendant of Bran’ a personal name based on bran ‘raven’. Bran was the name of a son of the King of Leinster who died at Cologne in 1052 and also of the hero of an 8th century voyage tale.2: Irish: in some cases possibly from Ó Birn ‘descendant of Biorn’ Irish form of the Old Norse personal name Bjǫrn.3: English: variant of Berne (see Barnes) and Burn (see Bourne).

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