Surname Maps for the Foley Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Foley Surname

Surname Map for Foley in 1901 Surname Map for Foley in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Foley in 1901 Farmer Map for Foley in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Foley in 1901

Religion Maps

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

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Foley in 1901 Irish only Map for Foley in 1901
English only Map for Foley in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 9,168 with the surname Foley in Ireland in 1901 and 8,788 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 54th in 1901 and 57th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 871
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 138th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,072
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 69th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 6,014
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 21st

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 211
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 740th



Religion

Religion statistics for Foley in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Presbyterian: 1%, Anglican: 1%

Religion statistics for Foley in 1911 - Catholic: 97%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%



Most Common Male Forenames associtated with Foley

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Most Common Female Forenames associtated with Foley

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Surnames with a Similar Spelling to that of Foley

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 Foley is also Frequent




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