Surname Maps for the Walker Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Walker 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 4,989 with the surname Walker in Ireland in 1901 and 5,019 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 136th in 1901 and 137th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 234
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 404th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,141
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 171st
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 226
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 505th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,388
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 57th
Religion statistics for Walker in 1901 - Anglican: 42%, Presbyterian: 30%, Catholic: 19%, Methodist: 5%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 2%
Religion statistics for Walker in 1911 - Anglican: 43%, Presbyterian: 29%, Catholic: 20%, Methodist: 5%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 2%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Walker.
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 Walker is also frequent:
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