Surname Maps for the Cowan Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Cowan Surname

Surname Map for Cowan in 1901 Surname Map for Cowan in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Cowan in 1901 Farmer Map for Cowan in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Cowan in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Cowan in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Cowan in 1901
Anglican Map for Cowan in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Cowan in 1901

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Cowan in 1901 Irish only Map for Cowan in 1901
English only Map for Cowan in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 1,312 with the surname Cowan in Ireland in 1901 and 1,271 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 566th in 1901 and 592nd in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 23
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 606th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 189
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 587th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 14
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 710th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,086
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 259th



Religion

Religion statistics for Cowan in 1901 - Presbyterian: 37%, Anglican: 32%, Catholic: 23%, Methodist: 2%, Congregationalist: 2%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, Jewish: 1%, Other: 1%

Religion statistics for Cowan in 1911 - Presbyterian: 33%, Anglican: 33%, Catholic: 22%, Methodist: 3%, Jewish: 2%, Congregationalist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 2%



Most Common Male Forenames associtated with Cowan

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Most Common Female Forenames associtated with Cowan

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Surnames with a Similar Spelling to that of Cowan

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 Cowan is also Frequent




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