Surname Maps for the Church Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Church 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 211 with the surname Church in Ireland in 1901 and 190 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 1298th in 1901 and 1333rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 36
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 593rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 27
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 749th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 53
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 671st
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 95
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 856th
Religion statistics for Church in 1901 - Catholic: 45%, Anglican: 42%, Presbyterian: 9%, Methodist: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Church in 1911 - Anglican: 51%, Catholic: 43%, Presbyterian: 4%, Methodist: 3%
Common surnames in areas where Church is also frequent:
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