Surname Maps for the Doran Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Doran 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 4,278 with the surname Doran in Ireland in 1901 and 4,407 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 170th in 1901 and 167th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 221
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 414th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,290
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 60th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 506
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 332nd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,261
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 223rd
Religion statistics for Doran in 1901 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 2%
Religion statistics for Doran in 1911 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Doran.
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 Doran is also frequent:
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