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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. BROZ-nən  [key]
Other Forms FormsÓ Brosnacháin, Bresnan, Bresnahan, Brosnahan, O'Brosnan, Brosnochain, Brosna, Brosnihan, Brusnahan, Brosnon

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Brosnacháin meaning "descendant of Brosnachán", a given name derived from Brosna, a small village and parish in County Kerry, Ireland. A well-known bearer is the Irish actor Pierce Brosnan (1953-).
Added 1/26/2021 by General9696
Edited 12/20/2022 by General9696