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O'Bierne Surname Origin
The same as O'Byrne. O, or Ui, signifies grandson, descendant. The descendants of Byrne. In the Welsh, Bryn is a hill; Brenin, a chief, a king.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
O'Bierne Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A O'Bierne Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes