Surname Maps for the Scott Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Scott 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 7,698 with the surname Scott in Ireland in 1901 and 7,657 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 75th in 1901 and 69th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 562
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 224th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 988
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 201st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 407
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 382nd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 5,741
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 26th
Religion statistics for Scott in 1901 - Presbyterian: 37%, Anglican: 36%, Catholic: 19%, Methodist: 4%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Scott in 1911 - Presbyterian: 36%, Anglican: 36%, Catholic: 19%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 2%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Scott.
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 Scott is also frequent:
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