Surname Maps for the Jones Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Jones 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 5,265 with the surname Jones in Ireland in 1901 and 5,409 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 129th in 1901 and 125th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 254
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 386th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,935
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 81st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,265
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 160th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,811
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 139th
Religion statistics for Jones in 1901 - Catholic: 47%, Anglican: 37%, Presbyterian: 8%, Methodist: 4%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Jones in 1911 - Catholic: 47%, Anglican: 36%, Presbyterian: 8%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 2%, Other: 2%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Jones.
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 Jones is also frequent:
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