Surname Maps for the Connolly Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Connolly 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 11,715 with the surname Connolly in Ireland in 1901 and 11,768 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 37th in 1901 and 35th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 2,890
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 17th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,903
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 43rd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,993
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 103rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,929
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 41st
Religion statistics for Connolly in 1901 - Catholic: 94%, Presbyterian: 3%, Anglican: 2%
Religion statistics for Connolly in 1911 - Catholic: 95%, Presbyterian: 3%, Anglican: 2%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Connolly.
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 Connolly is also frequent:
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