Surname Maps for the Lynch Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Lynch 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 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 statistics for Lynch in 1901 - 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 as 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.
Common surnames in areas where Lynch is also frequent:
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