Surname Maps for the Fox Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Fox 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 5,575 with the surname Fox in Ireland in 1901 and 5,478 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 118th in 1901 and 124th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 955
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 132nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,514
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 55th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 617
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 293rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,489
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 180th
Religion statistics for Fox in 1901 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 7%, Presbyterian: 1%
Religion statistics for Fox in 1911 - Catholic: 90%, Anglican: 8%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Fox.
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 Fox is also frequent:
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