Surname Maps for the Gorman Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Gorman 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 5,571 with the surname Gorman in Ireland in 1901 and 5,143 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 119th in 1901 and 132nd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 624
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 196th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,146
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 65th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,433
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 146th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,368
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 195th
Religion statistics for Gorman in 1901 - Catholic: 90%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 3%, Methodist: 1%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Gorman in 1911 - Catholic: 89%, Anglican: 6%, Presbyterian: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Gorman.
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 Gorman is also frequent:
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