Surname Maps for the Hickey Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Hickey 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 5,842 with the surname Hickey in Ireland in 1901 and 5,993 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 110th in 1901 and 104th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 157
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 473rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,852
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 87th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,731
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 45th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 102
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 849th
Religion statistics for Hickey in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Hickey in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Hickey.
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 Hickey is also frequent:
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