Surname Maps for the Cotter Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Cotter 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 2,921 with the surname Cotter in Ireland in 1901 and 2,879 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 279th in 1901 and 282nd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 22
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 607th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 112
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 664th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,671
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 66th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 116
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 835th
Religion statistics for Cotter in 1901 - Catholic: 95%, Methodist: 2%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%
Religion statistics for Cotter in 1911 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 3%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Cotter.
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 Cotter is also frequent:
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