Surname Maps for the Cassidy Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Cassidy 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 5,525 with the surname Cassidy in Ireland in 1901 and 5,330 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 121st in 1901 and 127th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 738
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 163rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,335
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 139th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 181
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 546th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,271
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 60th
Religion statistics for Cassidy in 1901 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 2%, Methodist: 1%
Religion statistics for Cassidy in 1911 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Cassidy.
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 Cassidy is also frequent:
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