Byrne Name Meaning

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.

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


Similar surnames: Burns, Berne, Berner, Birney, Borke, Bern, Borns, Berge, Wynne, Baune

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Byrne Family Origin

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Byrne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • School

    5%
  • Servant

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byrne. The most common Byrne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Byrne's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Byrne family was Laborer.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Byrne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Byrne in 1940 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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