Surname Maps for the Gannon Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Gannon 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 2,687 with the surname Gannon in Ireland in 1901 and 2,627 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 302nd in 1901 and 307th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,646
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 61st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 926
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 212th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 36
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 688th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 79
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 872nd
Religion statistics for Gannon in 1901 - Catholic: 99%
Religion statistics for Gannon in 1911 - Catholic: 99%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Gannon.
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 Gannon is also frequent:
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