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Brannan
English
  • Surname History:
    1. Son of branán' (a diminutive of bran); the name of a great roscommon family, the head of which was chief of corca achlann, a large district in that county. they are said to be descended from the noble druid, ona, who granted the site of the church of elphin to st. patrick. they appear to have been also called Ó branáin (which see), and there is every reason to believe that the uí branáin who were erenaghs of st. patrick's church at elphin are a branch of this family. (see mac an airchinnigh). mac branáin is now generally, but not quite correctly, anglicised brennan, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
    2. Descendant of branán' (diminutive of bran, a raven); the name of an ecclesiastical family in ulster, who were erenaghs of the church of derry and of derryvullan, co. fermanagh. they seem to have been also known by the synonymous surname of Ó branagáin, which see, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Sources:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir

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Alternative Language

  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir
  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
    An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir
  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
    An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir
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