Surname Maps for the Clifford Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Clifford 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 3,074 with the surname Clifford in Ireland in 1901 and 3,022 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 261st in 1901 and 267th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 149
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 481st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 342
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 451st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,244
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 87th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 339
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 620th
Religion statistics for Clifford in 1901 - Catholic: 93%, Anglican: 5%, Methodist: 1%
Religion statistics for Clifford in 1911 - Catholic: 92%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Clifford.
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 Clifford is also frequent:
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