Table of hundred most numerous surnames in Ireland in 1890

 1         Murphy            62,600

  2        Kelly                55,900

  3        Sullivan             43,600

  4        Walsh               41,700

  5        Smith                33,700

  6        O’Brien            33,400

  7        Byrne               33,300

  8        Ryan                32,000

  9        Connor             31,200

10        O’Neill             29,100

11        Reilly                29,000

12        Doyle               23,000

13        McCarthy         22,300

14        Gallagher          21,800

15        Doherty            20,800

16        Kennedy          19,900

17        Lynch               19,800

18        Murray             19,600

19        Quinn               18,200

20        Moore              17,700

21        McLaughlin      17,500

22        Carroll 17,400

23        Connolly           17,000

24        Daly                 17,000

25        Connell             16,600

26        Wilson 16,300

27        Dunne              16,300

28        Brennan            16,000

29        Burke               15,900

30        Collins 15,700

31        Campbell          15,600

32        Clarke              15,400

33        Johnston           15,200

34        Hughes             14,900

35        Farrell              14,700

36        Fitzgerald         14,700

37        Brown             14,600

38        Martin             14,600

39        Maguire            14,400

40        Nolan               14,300

41        Flynn                14,300

42        Thompson        14,200

43        Callaghan         14,000

surnames in Ireland in 1890

 

 

44        O’Donnell        13,900

45        Duffy                13,600

46        Mahoney          13,500

47        Boyle               13,000

48        Healy               13,000

49        Shea                 13,000

50        White               13,000

51        Sweeney          12,500

52        Hayes               12,300

53        Kavanagh         12,200

54        Power              12,100

55        McGrath          11,900

56        Moran             11,800

57        Brady               11,600

58        Stewart            11,400

59        Casey               11,300

60        Foley                11,200

61        Fitzpatrick        11,100

62        Leary               11,000

63        McDonnell       11,000

64        McMahon        10,700

65        Donnelly           10,700

66        Regan               10,500

67        Donovan            9,900

68        Burns                 9,800

69        Flanagan             9,800

70        Mullan   9,800

71        Barry                  9,700

72        Kane                  9,700

73        Robinson            9,700

74        Cunningham        9,600

75        Griffin     9,600

76        Kenny               9,600

77        Sheehan             9,600

78        Ward                 9,500

79        Whelan               9,500

80        Lyons                 9,400 

81        Reid                   9,200

82        Graham              9,100

83        Higgins               9,100

84        Cullen                 9,000

85        Keane               9,000

86        King                   9,000

87        Maher               9,000

88        McKenna           9,000

89        Bell                    8,800

90        Scott                  8,700

91        Hogan               8,600

92        Keeffe               8,600

93        Magee               8,600


94        McNamara          8,600

95        McDonald           8,500

96        McDermott         8,400

97        Moloney              8,300

98        Rourke                8,300

99        Buckley               8,200

100      Dwyer                8,100

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