Surname Maps for the Rooney Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Rooney Surname

Surname Map for Rooney in 1901 Surname Map for Rooney in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Rooney in 1901 Farmer Map for Rooney in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Rooney in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Rooney in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Rooney in 1901
Anglican Map for Rooney in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Rooney in 1901

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Rooney in 1901 Irish only Map for Rooney in 1901
English only Map for Rooney in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 5,635 with the surname Rooney in Ireland in 1901 and 5,764 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 117th in 1901 and 115th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,923
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 43rd

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,472
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 121st

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 154
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 573rd

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,086
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 112th

Religion

Religion statistics for Rooney in 1901 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 1%

Religion statistics for Rooney in 1911 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 4%, Presbyterian: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Rooney.

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 Rooney is also frequent:




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