Surname Maps for the Shanahan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Shanahan 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 2,361 with the surname Shanahan in Ireland in 1901 and 2,357 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 346th in 1901 and 348th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 7
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 622nd
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 217
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 559th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 2,126
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 95th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 11
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 940th
Religion statistics for Shanahan in 1901 - Catholic: 99%
Religion statistics for Shanahan in 1911 - Catholic: 99%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Shanahan.
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 Shanahan is also frequent:
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