Surname Maps for the Doyle Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Doyle 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 20,636 with the surname Doyle in Ireland in 1901 and 20,350 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 7th in 1901 and 7th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,184
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 104th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 15,686
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 4th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,412
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 80th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,354
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 199th
Religion statistics for Doyle in 1901 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%
Religion statistics for Doyle in 1911 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Doyle.
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 Doyle is also frequent:
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