Surname Maps for the Regan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Regan 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 6,253 with the surname Regan in Ireland in 1901 and 5,900 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 99th in 1901 and 111th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 2,193
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 30th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 393
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 418th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,429
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 50th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 238
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 713th
Religion statistics for Regan in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Regan in 1911 - Catholic: 97%, Anglican: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Regan.
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 Regan is also frequent:
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