Surname Maps for the Flaherty Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Flaherty 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 3,989 with the surname Flaherty in Ireland in 1901 and 3,670 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 194th in 1901 and 220th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 2,420
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 25th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 299
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 484th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,212
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 166th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 58
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 893rd
Religion statistics for Flaherty in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Flaherty in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Flaherty.
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 Flaherty is also frequent:
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