Surname Maps for the Breen Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Breen Surname

Surname Map for Breen in 1901 Surname Map for Breen in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Breen in 1901 Farmer Map for Breen in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Breen in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Breen in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Breen in 1901
Anglican Map for Breen in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Breen in 1901

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Breen in 1901 Irish only Map for Breen in 1901
English only Map for Breen in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 4,494 with the surname Breen in Ireland in 1901 and 4,515 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 161st in 1901 and 158th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 36
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 593rd

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,964
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 77th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,541
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 135th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 953
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 288th

Religion

Religion statistics for Breen in 1901 - Catholic: 92%, Anglican: 5%, Methodist: 1%

Religion statistics for Breen in 1911 - Catholic: 93%, Anglican: 5%, Methodist: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Breen.

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 Breen is also frequent:




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