Surname Maps for the Fagan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Fagan 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 1,972 with the surname Fagan in Ireland in 1901 and 2,209 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 406th in 1901 and 369th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 15
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 614th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,760
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 94th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 30
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 694th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 167
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 784th
Religion statistics for Fagan in 1901 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%
Religion statistics for Fagan in 1911 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Fagan.
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 Fagan is also frequent:
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