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Beirne Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Byrne. (In Ireland O’Beirne is found in Connacht, O’Byrne in Leinster.)

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Berne, Hearne, Keirn, Birney, Birns, Beine, Beane, Borne, O'beirne

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Where is the Beirne family from?

You can see how Beirne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beirne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beirne families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Beirne families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Beirne's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Beirne families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beirne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beirne ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the CA named Beirne. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Beirne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beirne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Beirne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Beirne. For the veterans among your Beirne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beirne lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Beirne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beirne in 1944 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

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