Surname Maps for the Power Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Power 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 11,110 with the surname Power in Ireland in 1901 and 10,720 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 40th in 1901 and 42nd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 248
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 392nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,984
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 41st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 7,649
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 12th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 229
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 722nd
Religion statistics for Power in 1901 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 3%
Religion statistics for Power in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Power.
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 Power is also frequent:
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