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The Irish name Beirne was originally written in a Gaelic form as O Birn or O Beirn, from the Norse forename Bjorn.

Beirne Early Origins



The surname Beirne was first found in Connacht (Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn), where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Beirne Spelling Variations


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Beirne Spelling Variations



Before widespread literacy came to Ireland, a name was often recorded under several different variations during the life of its bearer. Accordingly, numerous spelling variations were revealed in the search for the origin of the name Beirne family name. Variations found include Bierne, O'Bierne, Biern, O'Biern, Beirne, O'Beirne, Beirn, O'Beirn, Birn, O'Birn, Birne and many more.

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Beirne Early History


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Beirne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beirne research. Another 296 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1748, 1789, 1812, 1823, 1850, 1853, and 1887 are included under the topic Early Beirne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beirne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beirne Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beirne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name Beirne:

Beirne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Beirne, who arrived in New York in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael Beirne to Philadelphia in 1867
  • Patrick Beirne to Philadelphia in 1869
  • Roderick Beirne to Texas in 1898

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Contemporary Notables of the name Beirne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Beirne (post 1700)



  • Logan Beirne, American writer, historian, and lawyer
  • Brian Beirne (b. 1946), American radio DJ for KRTH-FM aka K-EARTH 101 in Southern California
  • Jim Beirne (b. 1946), American college wide receiver at Purdue University and later a NFL player for the Houston Oilers
  • Andrew Beirne (1771-1845), Irish-born, American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia (1837-1841)
  • Charles J. Beirne S.J. (1938-2010), American Jesuit and academic administrator
  • Kevin Beirne (b. 1974), American Major League Baseball player who played from 2000 to 2002
  • Joseph Beirne (d. 1974), American (of Irish parents) labor union official, first president of the CWA (communications workers of America)
  • Margaret M. Beirne, American politician, Representative from New York 22nd District, 1990 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John T. Beirne, American politician, Mayor of Creve Coeur, Missouri, 1965 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Helen D. Beirne, American Republican politician, Member of Alaska State House of Representatives 10th District, 1973-74 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Beirne Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
  4. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  5. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  11. ...

The Beirne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beirne Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 29 January 2016 at 09:22.

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