Brannigan / O´Brannigan / Branigan / Brangan

The names O'Brannigan and Brannigan in Ireland are derived from the native Gaelic O'Branagain Sept that is taken from a Gaelic word that translates as 'raven'. The Sept was located in Counties Monaghan and Armagh where the majority of descendants bearing this name can still today be found. Branigan and Brangan are variants.

Orígen: Irlandés. The history of the name Branigan dates back to a time before Irish names were translated into English. The original Gaelic form of Branigan was O Branagain, derived from bran, which means raven. First found in the counties of Armagh and Monaghan and were a part of the Cenel Eoghain (Clann Owen) one of the important septs (clanns) who are descended from Eoghan (Owen) son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, perhaps the greatest of all Irish General Kings whose history makes King Arthur's romances pale.

Variantes: Branagan, Braneghan, Branigan, Brangan, Brangen, Branghan, Branikan, Brankin, Brannagan, Brannahan, Brannaghan, Brannaghin, Brannigan, Braendigan, Brandigan, O'Branagan y otros.

 

Christopher Braneghan & Mary Cannon ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )