Surname Maps for the Magee Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Magee 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 5,410 with the surname Magee in Ireland in 1901 and 5,070 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 127th in 1901 and 135th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 107
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 522nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 758
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 255th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 54
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 670th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 4,491
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 37th
Religion statistics for Magee in 1901 - Catholic: 64%, Anglican: 21%, Presbyterian: 11%, Methodist: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Magee in 1911 - Catholic: 63%, Anglican: 20%, Presbyterian: 13%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Baptist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Magee.
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 Magee is also frequent:
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