Surname Maps for the Gillespie Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Gillespie Surname

Surname Map for Gillespie in 1901 Surname Map for Gillespie in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Gillespie in 1901 Farmer Map for Gillespie in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Gillespie in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Gillespie in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Gillespie in 1901
Anglican Map for Gillespie in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Gillespie 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 Gillespie in 1901 Irish only Map for Gillespie in 1901
English only Map for Gillespie in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 3,380 with the surname Gillespie in Ireland in 1901 and 3,431 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 234th in 1901 and 235th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 365
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 320th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 215
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 561st

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 23
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 701st

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,777
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 81st

Religion

Religion statistics for Gillespie in 1901 - Catholic: 52%, Anglican: 23%, Presbyterian: 21%, Methodist: 1%, Other: 2%

Religion statistics for Gillespie in 1911 - Catholic: 51%, Anglican: 25%, Presbyterian: 20%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Gillespie.

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 Gillespie is also frequent:




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