Surname Maps for the Sheridan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Sheridan 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 5,435 with the surname Sheridan in Ireland in 1901 and 5,226 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 125th in 1901 and 130th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,028
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 125th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 2,110
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 68th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 303
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 445th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 1,994
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 122nd
Religion statistics for Sheridan in 1901 - Catholic: 95%, Anglican: 4%
Religion statistics for Sheridan in 1911 - Catholic: 94%, Anglican: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Sheridan.
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 Sheridan is also frequent:
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