Surname Maps for the Geraghty Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Geraghty 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 2,661 with the surname Geraghty in Ireland in 1901 and 2,791 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 308th in 1901 and 289th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,507
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 70th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,073
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 185th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 61
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 663rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 20
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 931st
Religion statistics for Geraghty in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Geraghty in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Geraghty.
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 Geraghty is also frequent:
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