Surname Maps for the Burns Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Burns Surname

Surname Map for Burns in 1901 Surname Map for Burns in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Burns in 1901 Farmer Map for Burns in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Burns in 1901

Religion Maps

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

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 7,395 with the surname Burns in Ireland in 1901 and 7,066 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 80th in 1901 and 84th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 799
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 151st

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 584
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 327th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,267
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 159th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 4,745
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 35th

Religion

Religion statistics for Burns in 1901 - Catholic: 72%, Presbyterian: 14%, Anglican: 11%, Methodist: 2%, Other: 1%

Religion statistics for Burns in 1911 - Catholic: 70%, Presbyterian: 14%, Anglican: 12%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Burns.

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 Burns is also frequent:




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