Surname Maps for the Moore Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Moore 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 15,417 with the surname Moore in Ireland in 1901 and 15,334 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 16th in 1901 and 16th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 760
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 161st
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 5,008
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 17th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,856
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 112th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 7,793
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 14th
Religion statistics for Moore in 1901 - Catholic: 49%, Presbyterian: 23%, Anglican: 23%, Methodist: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Moore in 1911 - Catholic: 49%, Anglican: 23%, Presbyterian: 22%, Methodist: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Moore.
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 Moore is also frequent:
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