Surname Maps for the Lynch Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Lynch Surname

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Surname Map for Lynch in 1901

Where in Ireland does the surname Lynch come from? The maps on this page are based on the 1901 and 1911 census of Ireland, the data for which is available here: Census of Ireland. I generate maps based on the exact spelling used in the census. For example, McCann, M'Cann, Mc Cann, MacCann and Mac Cann all have there own set of maps. At the end of this page you will find a large list of surnames, which appear in either of the two census, that have a spelling similar to that of the surname Lynch. A huge amount of effort has gone into the production of these maps and I have been very careful to ensure that the census data has been processed as accurately as possible. However, I take no responsibility should I have failed in any way in this regard. Nor shall I be held responsible for any errors on the official census website. As stated, the census is available online enabling you to confirm the information presented here for yourself. Enjoy!

Surname Map for Lynch in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Lynch in 1901 Farmer Map for Lynch in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Lynch in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Lynch in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Lynch in 1901
Anglican Map for Lynch in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Lynch in 1901

Language Maps

Note that it is likely that some Ulster-Scots speakers reported that they only spoke Irish. Both census contained a question concerned with whether a person spoke Irish, English or both. No other languages were mentioned.
Irish and English Map for Lynch in 1901 Irish only Map for Lynch in 1901
English only Map for Lynch in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

According to the census, there were 18,121 with the surname Lynch in Ireland in 1901 and 17,564 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 10th in 1901 and 12th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,570
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 67th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 4,675
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 19th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 7,724
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 10th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 4,152
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 39th



Religion

Religion statistics for Lynch in 1901 accrding to the census - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%

Religion statistics for Lynch in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%



Surnames with a Similar Spelling to that of Lynch

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.






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