Surname Maps for the Mitchell Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Mitchell 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 5,058 with the surname Mitchell in Ireland in 1901 and 5,255 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 132nd in 1901 and 129th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,188
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 103rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 996
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 199th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 289
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 457th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,585
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 87th
Religion statistics for Mitchell in 1901 - Catholic: 41%, Presbyterian: 28%, Anglican: 25%, Methodist: 2%, Christian: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Mitchell in 1911 - Catholic: 43%, Presbyterian: 26%, Anglican: 26%, Methodist: 2%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Mitchell.
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 Mitchell is also frequent:
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