Surname Maps for the Roche Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Roche 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 7,041 with the surname Roche in Ireland in 1901 and 7,304 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 88th in 1901 and 76th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 554
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 228th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,741
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 45th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 3,672
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 46th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 74
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 877th
Religion statistics for Roche in 1901 - Catholic: 98%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Roche in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Roche.
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 Roche is also frequent:
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