Surname Maps for the Robinson Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Robinson 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 8,490 with the surname Robinson in Ireland in 1901 and 8,477 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 61st in 1901 and 63rd in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 402
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 303rd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,226
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 158th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 311
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 440th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 6,551
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 21st
Religion statistics for Robinson in 1901 - Anglican: 37%, Presbyterian: 35%, Catholic: 20%, Methodist: 4%, Jewish: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Robinson in 1911 - Anglican: 38%, Presbyterian: 33%, Catholic: 20%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Jewish: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Robinson.
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 Robinson is also frequent:
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