Surname Maps for the Boyle Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Boyle 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 10,814 with the surname Boyle in Ireland in 1901 and 10,570 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 41st in 1901 and 43rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,248
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 92nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,296
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 147th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 700
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 263rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 7,570
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 16th
Religion statistics for Boyle in 1901 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 3%
Religion statistics for Boyle in 1911 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Boyle.
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 Boyle is also frequent:
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