Surname Maps for the Wallace Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Wallace 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 5,415 with the surname Wallace in Ireland in 1901 and 5,346 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 126th in 1901 and 126th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 617
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 199th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 775
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 248th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 860
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 223rd
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 3,163
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 65th
Religion statistics for Wallace in 1901 - Catholic: 38%, Presbyterian: 35%, Anglican: 22%, Methodist: 2%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Religion statistics for Wallace in 1911 - Catholic: 39%, Presbyterian: 34%, Anglican: 22%, Methodist: 2%, None / Not Given: 1%, Baptist: 1%, Other: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Wallace.
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 Wallace is also frequent:
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