Surname Maps for the Mahon Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Mahon 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 3,778 with the surname Mahon in Ireland in 1901 and 3,671 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 213th in 1901 and 219th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,271
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 88th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,019
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 72nd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 135
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 589th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 353
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 607th
Religion statistics for Mahon in 1901 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 6%, Presbyterian: 1%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Mahon in 1911 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 5%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Mahon.
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 Mahon is also frequent:
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