Surname Maps for the Jackson Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Jackson 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 3,913 with the surname Jackson in Ireland in 1901 and 3,969 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 201st in 1901 and 198th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 206
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 427th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,018
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 194th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 281
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 464th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,408
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 94th
Religion statistics for Jackson in 1901 - Anglican: 39%, Presbyterian: 27%, Catholic: 23%, Methodist: 5%, Jewish: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Jackson in 1911 - Anglican: 38%, Presbyterian: 26%, Catholic: 24%, Methodist: 5%, Jewish: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Jackson.
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 Jackson is also frequent:
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