Surname Maps for the King Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the King 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 7,670 with the surname King in Ireland in 1901 and 7,399 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 76th in 1901 and 73rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 2,456
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 23rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,860
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 85th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,264
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 161st
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,090
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 111th
Religion statistics for King in 1901 - Catholic: 78%, Anglican: 11%, Presbyterian: 9%, Methodist: 1%
Religion statistics for King in 1911 - Catholic: 78%, Anglican: 11%, Presbyterian: 9%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as King.
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 King is also frequent:
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