Surname Maps for the Adams Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Adams Surname
Note that it is likely that some Ulster-Scots speakers reported that they only spoke Irish. Both censuses contained a question concerned with whether a person spoke Irish, English or both. No other languages were mentioned.
Surname Counts and Rankings
There were 3,266 with the surname Adams in Ireland in 1901 and 3,270 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 245th in 1901 and 245th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 114
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 515th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 389
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 421st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 181
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 546th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,582
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 88th
Religion statistics for Adams in 1901 - Presbyterian: 49%, Anglican: 27%, Catholic: 17%, Methodist: 4%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%
Religion statistics for Adams in 1911 - Presbyterian: 50%, Anglican: 27%, Catholic: 16%, Methodist: 4%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Adams.
The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with the given surname in 1901. If the surname is followed by a zero then it only occured in the 1911 census.
Common surnames in areas where Adams is also frequent:
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