Surname Maps for the Devlin Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Devlin 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 4,334 with the surname Devlin in Ireland in 1901 and 4,254 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 168th in 1901 and 178th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 25
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 604th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 472
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 376th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 47
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 677th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,790
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 44th
Religion statistics for Devlin in 1901 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Devlin in 1911 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Devlin.
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 Devlin is also frequent:
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