Surname Maps for the Lane Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Lane 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 2,652 with the surname Lane in Ireland in 1901 and 2,521 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 309th in 1901 and 322nd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 224
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 411th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 316
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 471st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,046
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 99th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 66
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 885th
Religion statistics for Lane in 1901 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 8%
Religion statistics for Lane in 1911 - Catholic: 92%, Anglican: 7%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Lane.
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 Lane is also frequent:
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