Surname Maps for the Molloy Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Molloy 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 5,517 with the surname Molloy in Ireland in 1901 and 5,610 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 122nd in 1901 and 120th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,320
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 84th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,614
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 50th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 330
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 424th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,253
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 226th
Religion statistics for Molloy in 1901 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 1%
Religion statistics for Molloy in 1911 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Molloy.
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 Molloy is also frequent:
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