Surname Maps for the Hynes Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Hynes 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 3,887 with the surname Hynes in Ireland in 1901 and 3,621 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 204th in 1901 and 223rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,800
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 53rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,005
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 195th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 837
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 227th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 245
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 706th
Religion statistics for Hynes in 1901 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%
Religion statistics for Hynes in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Hynes.
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 Hynes is also frequent:
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