Surname Maps for the Mooney Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Mooney 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 5,852 with the surname Mooney in Ireland in 1901 and 5,834 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 109th in 1901 and 114th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 487
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 249th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 3,026
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 38th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 387
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 392nd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,952
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 127th
Religion statistics for Mooney in 1901 - Catholic: 90%, Presbyterian: 5%, Anglican: 4%, Methodist: 1%
Religion statistics for Mooney in 1911 - Catholic: 90%, Presbyterian: 4%, Anglican: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Mooney.
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 Mooney is also frequent:
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