Surname Maps for the Leahy Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Leahy 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 3,977 with the surname Leahy in Ireland in 1901 and 3,789 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 195th in 1901 and 217th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 118
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 511th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 456
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 386th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,315
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 53rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 88
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 863rd
Religion statistics for Leahy in 1901 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%
Religion statistics for Leahy in 1911 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 3%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Leahy.
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 Leahy is also frequent:
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