Surname Maps for the Burke Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Burke Surname

Surname Map for Burke in 1901 Surname Map for Burke in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Burke in 1901 Farmer Map for Burke in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Burke in 1901

Religion Maps

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

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 14,468 with the surname Burke in Ireland in 1901 and 14,222 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 20th in 1901 and 19th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 5,836
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 4th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 3,008
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 40th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 4,675
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 33rd

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 949
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 290th

Religion

Religion statistics for Burke in 1901 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%

Religion statistics for Burke in 1911 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Burke.

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 Burke is also frequent:




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