Surname Maps for the Mahony Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Mahony 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 8,077 with the surname Mahony in Ireland in 1901 and 7,053 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 69th in 1901 and 85th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 191
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 441st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 526
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 353rd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 7,290
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 14th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 70
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 881st
Religion statistics for Mahony in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Mahony in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Mahony.
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 Mahony is also frequent:
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