Surname Maps for the Fitzgerald Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Fitzgerald Surname

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Surname Map for Fitzgerald in 1901

Where in Ireland does the surname Fitzgerald come from? The maps on this page are based on the 1901 and 1911 census of Ireland, the data for which is available here: Census of Ireland. I generate maps based on the exact spelling used in the census. For example, McCann, M'Cann, Mc Cann, MacCann and Mac Cann all have there own set of maps. At the end of this page you will find a large list of surnames, which appear in either of the two census, that have a spelling similar to that of the surname Fitzgerald. A huge amount of effort has gone into the production of these maps and I have been very careful to ensure that the census data has been processed as accurately as possible. However, I take no responsibility should I have failed in any way in this regard. Nor shall I be held responsible for any errors on the official census website. As stated, the census is available online enabling you to confirm the information presented here for yourself. Enjoy!

Surname Map for Fitzgerald in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Fitzgerald in 1901 Farmer Map for Fitzgerald in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Fitzgerald in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Fitzgerald in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Fitzgerald in 1901
Anglican Map for Fitzgerald in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Fitzgerald in 1901

Language Maps

Note that it is likely that some Ulster-Scots speakers reported that they only spoke Irish. Both census contained a question concerned with whether a person spoke Irish, English or both. No other languages were mentioned.
Irish and English Map for Fitzgerald in 1901 Irish only Map for Fitzgerald in 1901
English only Map for Fitzgerald in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

According to the census, 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

Religion statistics for Fitzgerald in 1901 accrding to the census - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 3%

Religion statistics for Fitzgerald in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%



Surnames with a Similar Spelling to that of 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.






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