Surname Maps for the Lyons Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Lyons Surname

Surname Map for Lyons in 1901 Surname Map for Lyons in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Lyons in 1901 Farmer Map for Lyons in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Lyons in 1901

Religion Maps

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

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Lyons in 1901 Irish only Map for Lyons in 1901
English only Map for Lyons in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 7,738 with the surname Lyons in Ireland in 1901 and 7,559 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 72nd in 1901 and 70th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 2,195
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 29th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,467
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 123rd

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,907
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 59th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,169
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 242nd

Religion

Religion statistics for Lyons in 1901 - Catholic: 86%, Presbyterian: 7%, Anglican: 5%, Methodist: 1%, Other: 1%

Religion statistics for Lyons in 1911 - Catholic: 86%, Presbyterian: 8%, Anglican: 5%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Lyons.

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 Lyons is also frequent:




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