Surname Maps for the Barrett Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Barrett 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 5,951 with the surname Barrett in Ireland in 1901 and 5,964 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 104th in 1901 and 107th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,977
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 37th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 717
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 265th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,872
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 60th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 385
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 579th
Religion statistics for Barrett in 1901 - Catholic: 93%, Anglican: 6%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Barrett in 1911 - Catholic: 92%, Anglican: 6%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Barrett.
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 Barrett is also frequent:
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