Surname Maps for the Bolger Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Bolger 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 1,962 with the surname Bolger in Ireland in 1901 and 2,049 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 407th in 1901 and 395th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 17
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 612th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,808
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 91st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 129
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 595th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 8
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 943rd
Religion statistics for Bolger in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Bolger in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Bolger.
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 Bolger is also frequent:
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