Surname Maps for the Irwin Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Irwin 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 4,268 with the surname Irwin in Ireland in 1901 and 4,048 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 171st in 1901 and 193rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 422
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 291st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 430
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 397th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 440
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 362nd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,976
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 69th
Religion statistics for Irwin in 1901 - Anglican: 37%, Presbyterian: 32%, Catholic: 24%, Methodist: 4%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Irwin in 1911 - Anglican: 38%, Presbyterian: 30%, Catholic: 24%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 2%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Irwin.
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 Irwin is also frequent:
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