Surname Maps for the Martin Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Martin 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 13,840 with the surname Martin in Ireland in 1901 and 13,523 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 25th in 1901 and 26th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,139
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 110th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 3,313
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 32nd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,047
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 188th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 8,341
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 9th
Religion statistics for Martin in 1901 - Catholic: 57%, Presbyterian: 22%, Anglican: 16%, Methodist: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Martin in 1911 - Catholic: 57%, Presbyterian: 22%, Anglican: 16%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Martin.
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 Martin is also frequent:
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