Surname Maps for the MacCarthy Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the MacCarthy 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 243 with the surname MacCarthy in Ireland in 1901 and 327 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 1266th in 1901 and 1197th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 7
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 622nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 55
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 721st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 176
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 551st
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 5
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 946th
Religion statistics for MacCarthy in 1901 - Catholic: 83%, Anglican: 11%, Methodist: 3%, Other: 3%
Religion statistics for MacCarthy in 1911 - Catholic: 88%, Anglican: 10%, None / Not Given: 2%
Common surnames in areas where MacCarthy is also frequent:
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