Surname Maps for the Kelleher Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Kelleher 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 3,851 with the surname Kelleher in Ireland in 1901 and 3,877 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 207th in 1901 and 209th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 144
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 486th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 55
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 721st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,622
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 47th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 30
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 921st
Religion statistics for Kelleher in 1901 - Catholic: 100%
Religion statistics for Kelleher in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Kelleher.
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 Kelleher is also frequent:
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