Surname Maps for the Quinn Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Quinn 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 15,929 with the surname Quinn in Ireland in 1901 and 15,908 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 15th in 1901 and 15th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 3,190
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 15th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 4,050
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 26th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,901
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 109th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 6,788
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 18th
Religion statistics for Quinn in 1901 - Catholic: 92%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Quinn in 1911 - Catholic: 91%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Methodist: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Quinn.
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 Quinn is also frequent:
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