Surname Maps for the Brien Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Brien Surname

Surname Map for Brien in 1901 Surname Map for Brien in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Brien in 1901 Farmer Map for Brien in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Brien in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Brien in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Brien in 1901
Anglican Map for Brien in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Brien 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 Brien in 1901 Irish only Map for Brien in 1901
English only Map for Brien in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 8,220 with the surname Brien in Ireland in 1901 and 6,444 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 67th in 1901 and 96th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 357
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 324th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 4,306
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 24th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,463
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 49th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 94
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 857th



Religion

Religion statistics for Brien in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%

Religion statistics for Brien in 1911 - Catholic: 97%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%



Most Common Male Forenames associtated with Brien

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Most Common Female Forenames associtated with Brien

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Surnames with a Similar Spelling to that of Brien

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 Brien is also Frequent




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