Surname Maps for the Taylor Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Taylor 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 6,196 with the surname Taylor in Ireland in 1901 and 6,414 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 100th in 1901 and 98th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 648
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 186th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,131
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 173rd
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 766
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 246th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,651
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 48th
Religion statistics for Taylor in 1901 - Anglican: 42%, Catholic: 25%, Presbyterian: 24%, Methodist: 4%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Taylor in 1911 - Anglican: 42%, Catholic: 25%, Presbyterian: 24%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 1%, Jewish: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Taylor.
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 Taylor is also frequent:
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