Surname Maps for the Anderson Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Anderson 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 6,799 with the surname Anderson in Ireland in 1901 and 6,761 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 93rd in 1901 and 91st in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 301
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 354th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,024
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 193rd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 336
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 420th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 5,138
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 31st
Religion statistics for Anderson in 1901 - Presbyterian: 42%, Anglican: 30%, Catholic: 20%, Methodist: 3%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 3%
Religion statistics for Anderson in 1911 - Presbyterian: 40%, Anglican: 31%, Catholic: 20%, Methodist: 4%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Anderson.
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 Anderson is also frequent:
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