Surname Maps for the Murtagh Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Murtagh Surname

Surname Map for Murtagh in 1901 Surname Map for Murtagh in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Murtagh in 1901 Farmer Map for Murtagh in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Murtagh in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Murtagh in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Murtagh in 1901
Anglican Map for Murtagh in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Murtagh 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 Murtagh in 1901 Irish only Map for Murtagh in 1901
English only Map for Murtagh in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 2,542 with the surname Murtagh in Ireland in 1901 and 2,673 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 322nd in 1901 and 303rd in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 499
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 243rd

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,532
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 112th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 33
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 691st

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 478
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 510th



Religion

Religion statistics for Murtagh in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%

Religion statistics for Murtagh in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%



Most Common Male Forenames associtated with Murtagh

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Most Common Female Forenames associtated with Murtagh

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Surnames with a Similar Spelling to that of Murtagh

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 Murtagh is also Frequent




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