Johnston households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Johnston Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster, corresponding to its prevalence in Scotland. This is a case where a landlord gave his name (John) to a place in Dumfriesshire. SS.
Johnstone fairly numerous: Ulster & Dublin. As Johnston.


  • Johnston in 1659.
  • Johnston births mapped 1864-1913
  • Johnston 1901 census map
  • Johnston 1911 census map
  • Johnston Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Johnston Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

  • Johnston
    Antrim/ USA, Australia
  • Johnston
    Tamlaght O'Crilly, Co. Derry (archived)

Parishes where Johnston and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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  • Jonston

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