Surname Maps for the Walsh Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the Walsh Surname

Surname Map for Walsh in 1901 Surname Map for Walsh in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for Walsh in 1901 Farmer Map for Walsh in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for Walsh in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for Walsh in 1901 Presbyterian Map for Walsh in 1901
Anglican Map for Walsh in 1901 None/Not Given Map for Walsh in 1901

Language Maps

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.
Irish and English Map for Walsh in 1901 Irish only Map for Walsh in 1901
English only Map for Walsh in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 35,358 with the surname Walsh in Ireland in 1901 and 34,306 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 3rd in 1901 and 3rd in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 9,417
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 2nd

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 10,268
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 5th

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 13,433
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 4th

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 2,240
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 102nd

Religion

Religion statistics for Walsh in 1901 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 2%, Presbyterian: 1%

Religion statistics for Walsh in 1911 - Catholic: 96%, Anglican: 3%, Presbyterian: 1%, None / Not Given: 1%


Surnames with a similar spelling as Walsh.

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 Walsh is also frequent:




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