Surname Maps for the Fitzgerald Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Fitzgerald 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 12,850 with the surname Fitzgerald in Ireland in 1901 and 12,381 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 31st in 1901 and 30th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 432
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 285th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,305
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 59th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 9,798
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 5th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 315
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 641st
Religion statistics for Fitzgerald in 1901 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 3%
Religion statistics for Fitzgerald in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Fitzgerald.
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 Fitzgerald is also frequent:
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