Surname Maps for the Griffin Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Griffin Surname

Surname Map for Griffin in 1901 Surname Map for Griffin in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Griffin in 1901 Farmer Map for Griffin in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Griffin in 1901

Religion Maps

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

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 7,730 with the surname Griffin in Ireland in 1901 and 7,522 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 74th in 1901 and 72nd in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,315
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 86th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 952
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 207th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 4,792
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 31st

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 671
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 390th

Religion

Religion statistics for Griffin in 1901 - Catholic: 93%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 1%, Methodist: 1%

Religion statistics for Griffin in 1911 - Catholic: 93%, Anglican: 5%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Griffin.

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 Griffin is also frequent:




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