Surname Maps for the Patterson Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Patterson 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 5,547 with the surname Patterson in Ireland in 1901 and 5,654 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 120th in 1901 and 118th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 178
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 453rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 393
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 418th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 204
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 523rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 4,772
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 34th
Religion statistics for Patterson in 1901 - Presbyterian: 49%, Anglican: 33%, Catholic: 10%, Methodist: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Patterson in 1911 - Presbyterian: 46%, Anglican: 34%, Catholic: 11%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Christian: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Patterson.
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 Patterson is also frequent:
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