Surname Maps for the Casey Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Casey 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 9,310 with the surname Casey in Ireland in 1901 and 9,159 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 51st in 1901 and 52nd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,709
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 56th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,990
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 75th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 4,870
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 29th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 741
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 354th
Religion statistics for Casey in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Casey in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Casey.
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 Casey is also frequent:
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