Surname Maps for the Conway Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Conway 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 6,842 with the surname Conway in Ireland in 1901 and 6,776 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 92nd in 1901 and 89th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,962
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 39th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,449
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 126th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,828
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 116th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,603
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 161st
Religion statistics for Conway in 1901 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 2%
Religion statistics for Conway in 1911 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Conway.
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 Conway is also frequent:
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