Surname Maps for the Kinsella Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Kinsella 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 2,801 with the surname Kinsella in Ireland in 1901 and 3,028 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 287th in 1901 and 266th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 50
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 579th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,628
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 49th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 70
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 654th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 53
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 898th
Religion statistics for Kinsella in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Kinsella in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Kinsella.
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 Kinsella is also frequent:
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