Surname Maps for the Stewart Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Stewart 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 8,754 with the surname Stewart in Ireland in 1901 and 8,855 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 58th in 1901 and 56th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 228
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 408th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 575
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 331st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 180
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 547th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 7,771
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 15th
Religion statistics for Stewart in 1901 - Presbyterian: 50%, Anglican: 30%, Catholic: 11%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Stewart in 1911 - Presbyterian: 49%, Anglican: 31%, Catholic: 12%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Congregationalist: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Stewart.
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 Stewart is also frequent:
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