Surname Maps for the Barry Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Barry 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 9,495 with the surname Barry in Ireland in 1901 and 9,325 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 50th in 1901 and 49th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 301
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 354th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,482
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 120th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 7,223
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 15th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 489
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 503rd
Religion statistics for Barry in 1901 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%
Religion statistics for Barry in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Barry.
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 Barry is also frequent:
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