Surname Maps for the Clayton Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Clayton 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 298 with the surname Clayton in Ireland in 1901 and 270 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 1211th in 1901 and 1253rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 63
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 566th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 65
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 711th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 39
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 685th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 131
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 820th
Religion statistics for Clayton in 1901 - Anglican: 44%, Catholic: 39%, Methodist: 11%, Presbyterian: 4%, Other: 3%
Religion statistics for Clayton in 1911 - Anglican: 44%, Catholic: 41%, Methodist: 10%, Presbyterian: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%
Common surnames in areas where Clayton is also frequent:
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