Surname Maps for the Dolan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Dolan 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 5,818 with the surname Dolan in Ireland in 1901 and 5,642 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 111th in 1901 and 119th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 2,309
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 26th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,587
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 107th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 103
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 621st
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,819
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 138th
Religion statistics for Dolan in 1901 - Catholic: 99%
Religion statistics for Dolan in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Dolan.
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 Dolan is also frequent:
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