Surname Maps for the Smith Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Smith Surname

Surname Map for Smith in 1901 Surname Map for Smith in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Smith in 1901 Farmer Map for Smith in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Smith in 1901

Religion Maps

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

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 15,139 with the surname Smith in Ireland in 1901 and 15,307 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 17th in 1901 and 17th in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 471
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 262nd

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 5,164
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 15th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 1,190
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 170th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 8,314
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 10th

Religion

Religion statistics for Smith in 1901 - Catholic: 63%, Anglican: 22%, Presbyterian: 11%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%

Religion statistics for Smith in 1911 - Catholic: 62%, Anglican: 21%, Presbyterian: 11%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Smith.

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 Smith is also frequent:




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