Surname Maps for the Mc Donald Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Mc Donald Surname

Surname Map for Mc Donald in 1901 Surname Map for Mc Donald in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Mc Donald in 1901 Farmer Map for Mc Donald in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Mc Donald in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Mc Donald in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Mc Donald in 1901
Anglican Map for Mc Donald in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Mc Donald in 1901

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Mc Donald in 1901 Irish only Map for Mc Donald in 1901
English only Map for Mc Donald in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 3,837 with the surname Mc Donald in Ireland in 1901 and 2,476 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 208th in 1901 and 331st in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 147
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 483rd

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,850
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 88th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 259
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 481st

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,581
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 165th

Religion

Religion statistics for Mc Donald in 1901 - Catholic: 84%, Presbyterian: 7%, Anglican: 7%, Methodist: 1%

Religion statistics for Mc Donald in 1911 - Catholic: 87%, Anglican: 7%, Presbyterian: 5%, None / Not Given: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Mc Donald.

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 Donald is also frequent:




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