Surname Maps for the Craig Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Craig 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 4,042 with the surname Craig in Ireland in 1901 and 4,114 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 190th in 1901 and 187th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 114
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 515th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 264
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 516th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 71
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 653rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,593
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 49th
Religion statistics for Craig in 1901 - Presbyterian: 51%, Anglican: 27%, Catholic: 13%, Methodist: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%, Moravian: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Craig in 1911 - Presbyterian: 49%, Anglican: 26%, Catholic: 15%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 2%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, Moravian: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Craig.
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 Craig is also frequent:
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