Surname Maps for the Maguire Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Maguire 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 9,593 with the surname Maguire in Ireland in 1901 and 9,476 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 49th in 1901 and 48th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 828
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 143rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,540
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 53rd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 475
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 341st
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 5,750
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 25th
Religion statistics for Maguire in 1901 - Catholic: 93%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Religion statistics for Maguire in 1911 - Catholic: 92%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Maguire.
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 Maguire is also frequent:
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