Surname Maps for the Mc Carthy Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Mc Carthy 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 8,460 with the surname Mc Carthy in Ireland in 1901 and 7,169 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 63rd in 1901 and 80th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 95
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 534th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 486
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 372nd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 7,668
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 11th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 211
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 740th
Religion statistics for Mc Carthy in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 2%
Religion statistics for Mc Carthy in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Mc Carthy.
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 Mc Carthy is also frequent:
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