Surname Maps for the Donnelly Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Donnelly 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 8,873 with the surname Donnelly in Ireland in 1901 and 8,641 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 57th in 1901 and 61st in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 805
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 149th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,513
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 56th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 685
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 268th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 4,870
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 33rd
Religion statistics for Donnelly in 1901 - Catholic: 93%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 2%
Religion statistics for Donnelly in 1911 - Catholic: 92%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Donnelly.
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 Donnelly is also frequent:
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