Surname Maps for the Simpson Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Simpson Surname

Surname Map for Simpson in 1901 Surname Map for Simpson in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Simpson in 1901 Farmer Map for Simpson in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Simpson in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Simpson in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Simpson in 1901
Anglican Map for Simpson in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Simpson 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 Simpson in 1901 Irish only Map for Simpson in 1901
English only Map for Simpson in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 3,031 with the surname Simpson in Ireland in 1901 and 3,217 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 264th in 1901 and 250th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 136
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 494th

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 363
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 440th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 120
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 604th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,412
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 93rd

Religion

Religion statistics for Simpson in 1901 - Presbyterian: 47%, Anglican: 31%, Catholic: 15%, Methodist: 3%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Other: 1%

Religion statistics for Simpson in 1911 - Presbyterian: 44%, Anglican: 31%, Catholic: 15%, Methodist: 3%, None / Not Given: 2%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Simpson.

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 Simpson is also frequent:




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