Place Name: Byrne Court, Crescent, Place
Feature Type (Year Approved): Road (1999)
Name Origins: Commemorative
Irish: (i) from Ó Broin ‘descendant of Bran’, a personal name meaning ‘raven’. (ii) in some cases, possibly from Ó Birn ‘descendant of Biorn’, Irish form of the Old Scandinavian personal name Bjǫrn.
English: alternative spelling of Berne, see Barne and Burn.
From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland
Cultural Affiliation: Irish, English
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L.D. (Denis) Byrne (d. 1982) came to Edmonton from Birmingham, England, in 1937, upon the request of Premier William Aberhart. Byrne served as minister of economic affairs under the Social Credit government from 1935 until his resignation in 1948. He later joined the British Trade Commission and was high commissioner to Edmonton until he retired in 1971.
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