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Origin and popularity of the name BREHENY

Origin

Breheny : Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh ‘son of the judge’ Anglicized in Scotland as McBrayne; see Brain.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 503 individuals with the name BREHENY on Geneanet.

 

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