Common Surnames in Munster

Here are the 100 most common surnames in Munster for the 1901 census. Numbers in brackets represent the total number of people with this surname with regard to this province.

1. Sullivan (27196)

2. Murphy (23511)

3. Ryan (20570)

4. Walsh (13433)

5. Fitzgerald (9798)

6. McCarthy (9201)

7. OBrien (8574)

8. Donovan (8436)

9. Collins (7803)

10. Lynch (7724)

11. Mc Carthy (7668)

12. Power (7649)

13. Kelly (7409)

14. Mahony (7290)

15. Barry (7223)

16. Shea (7108)

17. Hayes (7056)

18. Daly (6718)

19. Cronin (6230)

20. Sheehan (6146)

21. Foley (6014)

22. Kennedy (6011)

23. OConnor (5792)

24. Flynn (5528)

25. Buckley (5514)

26. Healy (5324)

27. Crowley (5178)

28. Connor (5057)

29. Casey (4870)

30. Connell (4831)

31. Griffin (4792)

32. Riordan (4759)

33. Burke (4675)

34. Carroll (4670)

35. Hogan (4668)

36. Driscoll (4572)

37. Dwyer (4500)

38. Keane (4466)

39. Moloney (4442)

40. Leary (4433)

41. Hurley (4115)

42. OSullivan (3951)

43. Ahern (3947)

44. Maher (3807)

45. Hickey (3731)

46. Roche (3672)

47. Kelleher (3622)

48. Callaghan (3605)

49. Brien (3463)

50. Regan (3429)

51. Harrington (3343)

52. O’Brien (3339)

53. Leahy (3315)

54. Gleeson (3234)

55. Donoghue (3021)

56. Cahill (3008)

57. Twomey (2952)

58. OConnell (2925)

59. Lyons (2907)

60. Barrett (2872)

61. O’Connor (2845)

62. Bourke (2829)

63. Hennessy (2820)

64. White (2699)

65. Moriarty (2686)

66. Cotter (2671)

67. Mc Namara (2667)

68. Murray (2651)

69. Mc Grath (2642)

70. Connors (2638)

71. Mulcahy (2593)

72. Sweeney (2589)

73. Horgan (2583)

74. Duggan (2514)

75. Keating (2495)

76. Tobin (2492)

77. Condon (2427)

78. ODonnell (2425)

79. Curtin (2423)

80. Doyle (2412)

81. McGrath (2384)

82. Whelan (2367)

83. Browne (2344)

84. Mc Mahon (2336)

85. Hegarty (2266)

86. Carey (2263)

87. Clifford (2244)

88. Coffey (2232)

89. Egan (2190)

90. McMahon (2183)

91. Long (2181)

92. Cleary (2168)

93. Nolan (2164)

94. Butler (2136)

95. Shanahan (2126)

96. ONeill (2068)

97. Noonan (2066)

98. Coughlan (2056)

99. Lane (2046)

100. O’Sullivan (2045)