Surname Maps for the Lydon Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Lydon 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 1,704 with the surname Lydon in Ireland in 1901 and 1,311 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 461st in 1901 and 574th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,684
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 57th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 6
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 770th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 13
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 711th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 950th
Religion statistics for Lydon in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Lydon in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Lydon.
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 Lydon is also frequent:
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