Gordon heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Ahoghill: 1
Antrim: Antrim Rural: 3
Antrim: Antrim Urban: 2
Antrim: Ballyclare Urban: 1
Antrim: Ballyclug: 3
Antrim: Ballylinny: 1
Antrim: Ballymena (No. 2) Urban (In 34 files): 5
Antrim: Ballymena No. 3 Urban: 4
Antrim: Ballymena Town: 3
Antrim: Ballymoney: 1
Antrim: Ballynure: 2
Antrim: Ballyrobin: 2
Antrim: Ballyscullion: 1
Antrim: Ballysillan: 1
Antrim: Belfast East: 1
Antrim: Broughshane: 4
Antrim: Carnmoney: 2
Antrim: Carrickfergus Urban: 1
Antrim: Clifton: 11
Antrim: Clifton, Belfast Urban No. 2: 1
Antrim: Clogh: 5
Antrim: Cloghogue: 2
Antrim: Court: 2
Antrim: Court Ward: 7
Antrim: Craigarogan: 1
Antrim: Cromac: 16
Antrim: Crumlin: 1
Antrim: Derryaghy: 3
Antrim: Dirraw: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 14
Antrim: Dock Ward (Belfast Clifton): 2
Antrim: Donegore: 1
Antrim: Drumanaway: 4
Antrim: Duncairn: 14
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 1
Antrim: Dunminning: 1
Antrim: Falls: 5
Antrim: Falls (Belfast): 4
Antrim: Galgorm: 2
Antrim: Glenravill: 3
Antrim: Glynn: 1
Antrim: Island Folly: 1
Antrim: Island Magee: 1
Antrim: Kilbride: 1
Antrim: Killagan: 1
Antrim: Killoquin: 1
Antrim: Killoquin, Upper: 1
Antrim: Kirkinriola: 5
Antrim: Knocknadona: 3
Antrim: Larne: 4
Antrim: Lisburn: 4
Antrim: Lisnagarran: 1
Antrim: Longmore: 1
Antrim: Malone: 1
Antrim: Newtown Crommelin: 2
Antrim: Portglenone: 1
Antrim: Portrush Town: 1
Antrim: Randalstown: 1
Antrim: Rashee: 2
Antrim: Shankill: 20
Antrim: Slemish: 1
Antrim: Smithfield Ward: 1
Antrim: St. Anne's Ward: 4
Antrim: St. George's: 9
Antrim: Stranocum: 4
Antrim: Toome: 1
Antrim: Tullyrusk: 1
Antrim: White Abbey: 1
Antrim: Windsor: 7
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 7
Antrim: Wood Vale Ward: 6
Antrim: Woodvale: 4
Armagh: Armagh E. Urban: 1
Armagh: Armagh North Urban: 1
Armagh: Armagh Rural: 2
Armagh: Ballyshiel: 1
Armagh: Belleek: 1
Armagh: Brootally: 1
Armagh: Brownlows Derry: 3
Armagh: Crossmore: 1
Armagh: Glenanne: 4
Armagh: Glenaul: 1
Armagh: Keady: 5
Armagh: Kernan: 4
Armagh: Killeen: 1
Armagh: Lisleitrim: 1
Armagh: Lurgan Urban: 4
Armagh: Mullaglass: 4
Armagh: Newtownhamilton: 2
Armagh: Portadown Urban: 5
Armagh: Poyntz Pass: 3
Armagh: Tanderagee Urban: 2
Armagh: Tynan: 6
Cavan: Bailieborough: 2
Cavan: Ballymachugh: 5
Cavan: Cavan Urban: 1
Cavan: Graddum: 1
Cavan: Killashandra: 1
Cavan: Killinkere: 1
Cavan: Skeagh: 1
Clare: Clareabbey: 1
Clare: Ennis No. 1 Urban: 1
Clare: Kilrush Urban: 1
Cork: Ballincollig: 1
Cork: Bantry Urban: 1
Cork: Bishopstown: 1
Cork: Cork No. 3 Urban: 1
Cork: Cork No. 4 Urban (part of): 1
Cork: Fermoy Rural: 1
Cork: Fermoy Urban: 1
Cork: Monkstown: 3
Cork: Queenstown No. 2 Urban: 1
Cork: Templebreedy: 1
Donegal: Annagary: 1
Donegal: Ballyshannon: 1
Donegal: Bundoran: 2
Donegal: Convoy: 1
Donegal: Corrawaddy: 1
Donegal: Edenacarnan: 1
Donegal: Feddyglass: 2
Donegal: Killygordan: 2
Donegal: Loughkeel: 2
Donegal: Raphoe: 1
Donegal: Rathmelton: 1
Donegal: St. Johnstown: 1
Donegal: Stranorlar: 2
Donegal: Templedouglas: 1
Down: Annaclone: 1
Down: Annahilt: 2
Down: Ballybrick: 1
Down: Ballynahinch: 7
Down: Ballyworphy: 1
Down: Banbridge East Urban: 3
Down: Banbridge Rural: 5
Down: Banbridge West Urban: 1
Down: Bangor: 9
Down: Crossgar: 3
Down: Donaghadee Rural: 3
Down: Donaghadee Urban: 1
Down: Downpatrick Rural: 2
Down: Dromara: 1
Down: Dromore Urban: 2
Down: Drumgath: 2
Down: Dunmore: 2
Down: Dunsford: 1
Down: Garvaghy: 1
Down: Gilford Town: 1
Down: Glasdrumman: 2
Down: Glaskermore: 1
Down: Glen: 1
Down: Greencastle: 1
Down: Holywood Urban: 1
Down: Inch: 5
Down: Kilkeel: 2
Down: Killyleagh: 1
Down: Kilmore: 1
Down: Kircubben: 1
Down: Loughbrickland: 2
Down: Magherally: 1
Down: Maze: 2
Down: Mountstewart: 1
Down: Mullartown: 25
Down: Newry North Urban: 3
Down: Newry Rural: 1
Down: Newry South: 1
Down: Newry West Urban: 2
Down: Newtownards North: 1
Down: Newtownards South: 1
Down: Newtownards Urban: 13
Down: Ormeau: 11
Down: Ouley: 3
Down: Portaferry: 5
Down: Pottinger (part of): 21
Down: Quilly: 1
Down: Quintin: 2
Down: Rossconor: 2
Down: Saintfield: 1
Down: Tullylish: 2
Down: Tyrella: 1
Down: Victoria (part of): 20
Down: Waringstown: 2
Down: Warrenpoint: 3
Dublin: Arran Quay: 2
Dublin: Blackrock No. 2: 1
Dublin: Blanchardstown: 1
Dublin: Castleknock: 2
Dublin: Clontarf East: 1
Dublin: Clontarf West, Part of: 2
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 3
Dublin: Howth: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 2
Dublin: Kingstown No. 2: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 3: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 4: 2
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 1
Dublin: Merchants Quay (part of): 2
Dublin: Mountjoy: 2
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 1
Dublin: Newcastle: 1
Dublin: North City: 2
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rathmichael: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 5
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 3
Dublin: Rotunda: 2
Dublin: Terenure: 1
Dublin: Trinity Ward: 1
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 3
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 3
Fermanagh: Church Hill: 2
Fermanagh: Enniskillen East: 1
Fermanagh: Enniskillen North: 2
Fermanagh: Gardenhill: 2
Fermanagh: Glenkeel: 1
Fermanagh: Lattone: 2
Fermanagh: Monea: 1
Fermanagh: Rosslea: 5
Galway: Ballynakill: 1
Galway: Castleffrench: 4
Galway: Clonbrock: 1
Galway: Cloonkeen: 1
Galway: Doonbally: 1
Galway: Killian: 5
Galway: Lettermore: 2
Galway: Liscananaun: 2
Galway: Monivea: 2
Galway: Pallas: 1
Galway: Portumna: 1
Galway: Sillerna: 3
Galway: Tynagh: 1
Kerry: Caherdaniel: 1
Kerry: Caragh: 1
Kerry: Tarbert: 1
Kerry: Tralee Urban (part of): 1
Kildare: Ballysax East: 1
Kildare: Kildare: 1
Kildare: Naas Urban: 1
Kildare: Robertstown: 1
Kilkenny: Earlstown: 1
Kilkenny: Mallardstown: 1
Kilkenny: Powerstown: 1
King's Co.: Ballyshear: 4
King's Co.: Clonmore: 1
King's Co.: Edenderry Urban: 2
King's Co.: Portarlington North: 1
Leitrim: Ballaghameehan: 4
Leitrim: Carrick-on-Shannon: 1
Leitrim: Cloonclare: 2
Leitrim: Corrala: 1
Leitrim: Drumod: 1
Leitrim: Glenaniff: 1
Leitrim: Glenboy: 1
Leitrim: Glencar: 3
Leitrim: Kiltyclogher: 2
Leitrim: Manorhamilton: 1
Leitrim: Mohill: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 2
Londonderry: Ballykelly: 1
Londonderry: Ballymoghan: 1
Londonderry: Claudy: 1
Londonderry: Coleraine: 1
Londonderry: Fruithill: 7
Londonderry: Garvagh: 2
Londonderry: Gelvin: 1
Londonderry: Liberties, Upper: 2
Londonderry: Lislane: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 3 Urban: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 5 Urban: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (1): 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (4): 1
Londonderry: Moneymore: 1
Londonderry: Portstewart: 1
Londonderry: Tamlaght: 7
Londonderry: Tobermore: 1
Longford: Ballinamuck West: 1
Longford: Ballymahon: 1
Longford: Knockanbaun: 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 3: 2
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4: 1
Louth: Stabannan: 1
Mayo: Ballaghadereen: 6
Mayo: Ballina Urban: 2
Mayo: Ballysakeery: 1
Mayo: Clare Island: 1
Mayo: Claremorris: 1
Mayo: Deel: 1
Mayo: Emlagh: 1
Mayo: Fortland: 1
Mayo: Kilmovee: 3
Mayo: Urlaur: 2
Meath: Drumcondra: 1
Meath: Trohanny: 2
Monaghan: Aghabog: 1
Monaghan: Ballybary Urban: 1
Monaghan: Ballymackney: 1
Monaghan: Bellanode: 2
Monaghan: Carrickaslane: 1
Monaghan: Castleblayney: 1
Monaghan: Castleblayney Rural: 1
Monaghan: Clones Rural: 1
Monaghan: Clones Urban: 3
Monaghan: Dawsongrove: 1
Monaghan: Killeevan: 1
Monaghan: Lisnaveane: 1
Monaghan: Monaghan Rural: 1
Monaghan: Mullyash: 1
Monaghan: St. Tierney: 2
Monaghan: Tehallan: 1
Queen's Co.: Abbeyleix: 1
Queen's Co.: Sallyford: 1
Roscommon: Artagh North: 3
Roscommon: Ballinlough: 1
Roscommon: Barrymore: 1
Roscommon: Basilck: 1
Roscommon: Bellanagare: 1
Roscommon: Boyle Rural: 1
Roscommon: Boyle Urban: 3
Roscommon: Carrowduff: 1
Roscommon: Castleteehan: 1
Roscommon: Elphin: 1
Roscommon: Faireymount: 5
Roscommon: Killukin: 2
Roscommon: Roscommon Rural: 1
Roscommon: Rossmore: 1
Roscommon: Scregg: 1
Sligo: Buncrowey: 3
Sligo: Castleconor: 2
Sligo: Easky East: 1
Sligo: Easky West: 4
Sligo: Glendarragh: 1
Sligo: Kilglass: 4
Sligo: Kilshalvy: 1
Sligo: Leitrim: 1
Sligo: Rathmacurke: 5
Sligo: Sligo East: 1
Sligo: Sligo North (Urban): 3
Sligo: Sligo West Urban: 1
Tipperary: Caher: 1
Tipperary: Clonbeg: 1
Tipperary: Clonmel West Urban: 1
Tyrone: Ballymagorry: 1
Tyrone: Baronscourt: 1
Tyrone: Benburb: 1
Tyrone: Bomackatall: 1
Tyrone: Caledon: 1
Tyrone: Camus: 3
Tyrone: Cloghan: 1
Tyrone: Coagh: 1
Tyrone: Dromore: 2
Tyrone: Drumquin: 1
Tyrone: Dunnalong: 1
Tyrone: Dunnamanagh: 1
Tyrone: Gortgranagh: 1
Tyrone: Lislea: 2
Tyrone: Mountcastle: 1
Tyrone: Mountjoy Forest East: 1
Tyrone: Moy: 1
Tyrone: Mullaghslin: 1
Tyrone: Newtown Stewart: 1
Tyrone: Plumb Bridge: 1
Tyrone: Stewartstown: 2
Tyrone: Strabane South, Urban: 1
Tyrone: Strabane West, Urban: 2
Tyrone: Tullyvar: 2
Tyrone: Urney, East: 2
Tyrone: West Longfield: 1
Waterford: Killea: 1
Waterford: Lismore: 1
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 1: 1
Waterford: Woodstown: 1
Westmeath: Athlone West Urban: 1
Westmeath: Coole: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar: 2
Westmeath: Streamstown: 1
Wexford: Ardcolm: 1
Wexford: Enniscorthy Rural: 1
Wexford: Ferns: 1
Wexford: Gorey Rural: 1
Wexford: Gorey Urban: 1
Wexford: Huntingtown: 1
Wexford: Killann: 1
Wexford: Killesk: 1
Wexford: Killmallock: 1
Wexford: New Ross: 1
Wexford: New Ross, Urban: 1
Wexford: The Leap: 1
Wexford: Tintern: 1
Wexford: Wells: 1
Wexford: Wexford No. 2 Urban: 1
Wexford: Wexford No. 3 Urban: 1
Wexford: Wexford Urban No 1: 1
Wicklow: Kilmacanoge: 1
Wicklow: Shillelagh: 1
Wicklow: Tinahely: 1
Wicklow: Wicklow Urban: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

de Gordún Gordon: an-líonmhar: oirthear Uladh ach go h-áirithe. Dream mór Albanach a tháinig go Cúige Uladh sa 17 céad. Tugadh an sloinne ar Mag Muirneacháin i Maigh Eo.
Gordon Very numerous: all provinces, mainly E Ulster. Ir. de Górdún. This well-known Scottish name first appeared in 12 cent on the Border as "de Gordun". They came to Ireland in the plantation of the 17 cent. The name is an anglicisation of Mag Mhuirneacháin & Mórbhoirneach in Connacht, which may account for its presence there. SGG.
Mag Mhuirneacháin Gordon: líonmhar: Connachta-Tír Chonaill. "Mag Guarnacháin" i gcaint na ndaoine i Maigh Eo. Féach Mórbhóirneach, leis. Ní léir cén bhaint atá acu lena chéile.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Gordan: 59
Gorden: 9
Gordin: 1
Gordon: 396
Gourden: 1

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