Surname Maps for the Moran Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Moran 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 10,690 with the surname Moran in Ireland in 1901 and 10,552 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 42nd in 1901 and 44th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 5,504
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 5th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 3,321
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 31st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,379
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 150th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 486
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 505th
Religion statistics for Moran in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Moran in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Moran.
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 Moran is also frequent:
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