Surname Maps for the Collins Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Collins 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 13,372 with the surname Collins in Ireland in 1901 and 13,118 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 29th in 1901 and 28th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,499
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 71st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,036
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 71st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 7,803
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 9th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,034
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 117th
Religion statistics for Collins in 1901 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Collins in 1911 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Collins.
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 Collins is also frequent:
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