Surname Maps for the Gleeson Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Gleeson 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 4,046 with the surname Gleeson in Ireland in 1901 and 3,931 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 189th in 1901 and 200th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 159
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 471st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 637
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 294th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,234
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 54th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 16
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 935th
Religion statistics for Gleeson in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Gleeson in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Gleeson.
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 Gleeson is also frequent:
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