Surname Maps for the Murphy Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Murphy Surname

Surname Map for Murphy in 1901 Surname Map for Murphy in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Murphy in 1901 Farmer Map for Murphy in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Murphy in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Murphy in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Murphy in 1901
Anglican Map for Murphy in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Murphy in 1901

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Murphy in 1901 Irish only Map for Murphy in 1901
English only Map for Murphy in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 56,648 with the surname Murphy in Ireland in 1901 and 55,640 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 1st in 1901 and 1st in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 4,873
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 6th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 20,216
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 2nd

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 23,511
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 2nd

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 8,048
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 11th

Religion

Religion statistics for Murphy in 1901 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 2%

Religion statistics for Murphy in 1911 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Murphy.

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 Murphy is also frequent:




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