Surname Maps for the Hayes Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Hayes 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 9,991 with the surname Hayes in Ireland in 1901 and 9,773 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 47th in 1901 and 46th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 187
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 444th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,728
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 97th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 7,056
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 17th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,020
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 271st
Religion statistics for Hayes in 1901 - Catholic: 87%, Anglican: 7%, Presbyterian: 4%
Religion statistics for Hayes in 1911 - Catholic: 87%, Anglican: 7%, Presbyterian: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Hayes.
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 Hayes is also frequent:
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