Surname Maps for the Dowling Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Dowling 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 4,131 with the surname Dowling in Ireland in 1901 and 4,376 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 182nd in 1901 and 169th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 159
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 471st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 3,093
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 37th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 676
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 271st
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 203
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 748th
Religion statistics for Dowling in 1901 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 2%
Religion statistics for Dowling in 1911 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Dowling.
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 Dowling is also frequent:
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