Surname Maps for the Kane Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Kane 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 6,108 with the surname Kane in Ireland in 1901 and 5,552 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 101st in 1901 and 121st in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 801
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 150th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,730
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 96th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 406
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 383rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,171
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 64th
Religion statistics for Kane in 1901 - Catholic: 76%, Anglican: 11%, Presbyterian: 10%, Methodist: 1%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Kane in 1911 - Catholic: 74%, Presbyterian: 12%, Anglican: 11%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Kane.
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 Kane is also frequent:
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