Surname Maps for the Campbell Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Campbell 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 14,120 with the surname Campbell in Ireland in 1901 and 14,216 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 23rd in 1901 and 20th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 915
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 134th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,859
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 86th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 231
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 501st
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 11,115
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 4th
Religion statistics for Campbell in 1901 - Catholic: 48%, Presbyterian: 28%, Anglican: 19%, Methodist: 2%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Campbell in 1911 - Catholic: 48%, Presbyterian: 28%, Anglican: 18%, Methodist: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Campbell.
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 Campbell is also frequent:
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