Surname Maps for the McDonagh Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the McDonagh 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 2,997 with the surname McDonagh in Ireland in 1901 and 3,796 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 267th in 1901 and 216th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 2,518
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 22nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 206
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 570th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 105
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 619th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 168
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 783rd
Religion statistics for McDonagh in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for McDonagh in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as McDonagh.
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 McDonagh is also frequent:
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