Surname Maps for the Moriarty Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Moriarty 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 2,788 with the surname Moriarty in Ireland in 1901 and 2,609 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 290th in 1901 and 310th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 628th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 78
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 698th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,686
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 65th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 23
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 928th
Religion statistics for Moriarty in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 2%
Religion statistics for Moriarty in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, None / Not Given: 3%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Moriarty.
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 Moriarty is also frequent:
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