Surname Maps for the Ahern Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Ahern 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 4,105 with the surname Ahern in Ireland in 1901 and 3,878 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 184th in 1901 and 208th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 9
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 620th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 116
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 660th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,947
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 43rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 33
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 918th
Religion statistics for Ahern in 1901 - Catholic: 100%
Religion statistics for Ahern in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Ahern.
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 Ahern is also frequent:
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