Surname Maps for the Morrison Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Morrison 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 4,049 with the surname Morrison in Ireland in 1901 and 4,116 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 188th in 1901 and 186th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 483
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 252nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 272
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 508th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 375
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 398th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,919
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 74th
Religion statistics for Morrison in 1901 - Presbyterian: 34%, Anglican: 29%, Catholic: 28%, Methodist: 4%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Morrison in 1911 - Presbyterian: 34%, Catholic: 29%, Anglican: 27%, Methodist: 5%, None / Not Given: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Morrison.
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 Morrison is also frequent:
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