Surname Maps for the Nolan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Nolan 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 11,815 with the surname Nolan in Ireland in 1901 and 11,834 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 35th in 1901 and 34th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,213
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 98th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 7,854
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 9th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,164
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 93rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 584
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 433rd
Religion statistics for Nolan in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 2%
Religion statistics for Nolan in 1911 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Nolan.
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 Nolan is also frequent:
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