Meaning and Origin of Byrne - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Byrne

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Brook

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • 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.

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