Surname Maps for the West Surname in Ireland

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Census Surname Maps for the West Surname

Surname Map for West in 1901 Surname Map for West in 1911

Farmer Maps

Farmer Map for West in 1901 Farmer Map for West in 1911

Rank Map

Rank Map for West in 1901

Religion Maps

Catholic Map for West in 1901 Presbyterian Map for West in 1901
Anglican Map for West in 1901 None/Not Given Map for West 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 West in 1901 Irish only Map for West in 1901
English only Map for West in 1901

Statistics

Surname Counts and Rankings

There were 904 with the surname West in Ireland in 1901 and 904 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 730th in 1901 and 752nd in 1911.

Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 26
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 603rd

Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 291
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 491st

Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 154
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 573rd

Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 433
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 544th



Religion

Religion statistics for West in 1901 - Anglican: 59%, Catholic: 25%, Presbyterian: 8%, Methodist: 5%, None / Not Given: 1%, Other: 1%

Religion statistics for West in 1911 - Anglican: 57%, Catholic: 26%, Presbyterian: 8%, Methodist: 4%, None / Not Given: 2%, Other: 2%



Most Common Male Forenames associtated with West

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Most Common Female Forenames associtated with West

The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with this forename in 1901. Note that not everyone specified their gender in the census.



Surnames with a Similar Spelling to that of West

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 West is also Frequent




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