Surname Maps for the Browne Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Browne 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 7,270 with the surname Browne in Ireland in 1901 and 7,282 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 81st in 1901 and 77th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,066
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 118th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,002
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 73rd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,344
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 83rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,858
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 135th
Religion statistics for Browne in 1901 - Catholic: 72%, Anglican: 16%, Presbyterian: 10%, Methodist: 1%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Browne in 1911 - Catholic: 73%, Anglican: 13%, Presbyterian: 10%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Browne.
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 Browne is also frequent:
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