Surname Maps for the McKee Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the McKee 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 2,625 with the surname McKee in Ireland in 1901 and 3,210 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 311th in 1901 and 251st in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 37
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 592nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 69
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 707th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 25
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 699th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,494
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 91st
Religion statistics for McKee in 1901 - Presbyterian: 56%, Catholic: 20%, Anglican: 16%, Methodist: 2%, Baptist: 2%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 3%
Religion statistics for McKee in 1911 - Presbyterian: 58%, Anglican: 18%, Catholic: 16%, Methodist: 2%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Surnames with a similar spelling as McKee.
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 McKee is also frequent:
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