Surname Maps for the Jordan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Jordan 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 3,613 with the surname Jordan in Ireland in 1901 and 3,484 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 222nd in 1901 and 233rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,340
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 83rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,111
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 176th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 325
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 429th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 837
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 322nd
Religion statistics for Jordan in 1901 - Catholic: 83%, Anglican: 9%, Presbyterian: 6%, Methodist: 1%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Jordan in 1911 - Catholic: 81%, Anglican: 9%, Presbyterian: 7%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%, Baptist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Jordan.
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 Jordan is also frequent:
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