McBryan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name McBryan is of Norman origin, derived from the personal name Brian which was popular in France and Norman England before it came to Ireland. It has sometimes been used as a synonym for O'Brien, though it is of different origin.
Early Origins of the McBryan family
The surname McBryan was first found in County Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh), the former Kingdom of Osraige (Ossory), located in Southeastern Ireland in the province of Leinster, where bearers of the surname settled in the 13th century.
Early History of the McBryan family
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McBryan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bryan, Brian, OBryan, McBryan, O'Bryant and others.
Early Notables of the McBryan family (pre 1700)
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McBryan migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McBryan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John McBryan, aged 33, who arrived in North Carolina in 1813 
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- ^ 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)