Surname Maps for the Mc Kenna Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Mc Kenna 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 3,870 with the surname Mc Kenna in Ireland in 1901 and 2,230 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 205th in 1901 and 363rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 122
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 507th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 608
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 312th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 283
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 462nd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,857
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 77th
Religion statistics for Mc Kenna in 1901 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%
Religion statistics for Mc Kenna in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 3%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Mc Kenna.
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 Kenna is also frequent:
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