Surname Maps for the Smyth Surname in Ireland
<< Back to Main Page
Census Surname Maps for the Smyth 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 16,817 with the surname Smyth in Ireland in 1901 and 16,439 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 14th in 1901 and 14th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 1,208
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 99th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 4,896
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 18th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 911
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 218th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 9,802
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 7th
Religion statistics for Smyth in 1901 - Catholic: 60%, Presbyterian: 21%, Anglican: 16%, Methodist: 2%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Smyth in 1911 - Catholic: 60%, Presbyterian: 20%, Anglican: 16%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Smyth.
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 Smyth is also frequent:
Comment / Enquiries
Please feel free to comment or place an enquiry of interest to people with the Smyth surname.