Surname Maps for the Nelson Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Nelson Surname

Surname Map for Nelson in 1901 Surname Map for Nelson in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Nelson in 1901 Farmer Map for Nelson in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Nelson in 1901

Religion Maps

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

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 2,738 with the surname Nelson in Ireland in 1901 and 2,686 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 295th in 1901 and 301st in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 69
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 560th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 280
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 501st

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 85
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 639th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,304
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 100th



Religion

Religion statistics for Nelson in 1901 - Presbyterian: 41%, Anglican: 29%, Catholic: 20%, Methodist: 5%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%

Religion statistics for Nelson in 1911 - Presbyterian: 39%, Anglican: 31%, Catholic: 21%, Methodist: 4%, Plymouth Brethren: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%



Most Common Male Forenames associtated with Nelson

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 Nelson

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 Nelson

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 Nelson is also Frequent




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