Surname Maps for the Folan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Folan 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 1,433 with the surname Folan in Ireland in 1901 and 1,336 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 533rd in 1901 and 567th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,432
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 75th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 775th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 0
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: -
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 0
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: -
Religion statistics for Folan in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, None / Not Given: 1%
Religion statistics for Folan in 1911 - Catholic: 100%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Folan.
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 Folan is also frequent:
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