Kirwan heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Dock Ward (Belfast Clifton): 1
Antrim: Falls: 1
Carlow: Ballyellen: 1
Carlow: Ballymoon: 1
Carlow: Borris: 1
Carlow: Carlow Urban: 3
Carlow: Coonague: 2
Carlow: Corries: 1
Carlow: Cranemore: 1
Carlow: Haroldstown: 1
Carlow: Killedmond: 1
Carlow: Old Leighlin: 1
Carlow: Rahill: 1
Carlow: Rathrush: 2
Carlow: Shangarry: 1
Carlow: Templepeter: 1
Carlow: Tullow Rural: 2
Carlow: Tullow Urban: 1
Cavan: Cavan Urban: 2
Cavan: Milltown: 1
Clare: Clareabbey: 1
Cork: Blackrock: 1
Cork: Cork No. 3 Urban: 3
Cork: Doneraile: 2
Cork: Middleton Urban: 1
Cork: Queenstown: 1
Cork: Rathcooney: 1
Down: Newry South: 2
Down: Ormeau: 1
Down: Pottinger (part of): 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 6
Dublin: Blackrock No. 2: 1
Dublin: Clontarf West: 1
Dublin: Clontarf West, Part of: 1
Dublin: Donnybrook: 1
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 4
Dublin: Garristown: 1
Dublin: Glasnevin: 2
Dublin: Inn's Quay: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 5
Dublin: Kingstown No. 4: 3
Dublin: Mansion House: 1
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 7
Dublin: Mountjoy: 4
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 2
Dublin: North City: 3
Dublin: North Dock: 5
Dublin: Pembroke East: 4
Dublin: Rathfarnham: 2
Dublin: Rathmichael: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 1
Dublin: Rotunda: 2
Dublin: Saggart: 1
Dublin: South City: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 2
Dublin: Stillorgan: 2
Dublin: Tallagh: 1
Dublin: Terenure: 1
Dublin: Trinity Ward: 5
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 10
Dublin: Whitechurch: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay: 2
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 2
Galway: Annagh: 2
Galway: Ballynapark: 1
Galway: Derrew: 1
Galway: Dunmore South: 1
Galway: Galway North Urban: 2
Galway: Galway South Urban: 1
Galway: Killeen: 1
Galway: Killoner: 1
Galway: Liscananaun: 1
Galway: Loughrea Urban: 1
Galway: Milltown: 1
Galway: Moyne: 3
Galway: Spiddal: 1
Kerry: Knockglass: 1
Kerry: Tralee Urban (part of): 2
Kildare: Ballysax East: 1
Kildare: Castledermot: 1
Kildare: Dunmanoge: 3
Kildare: Fontstown: 1
Kildare: Johnstown: 2
Kildare: Kilcock: 1
Kildare: Kildare: 1
Kildare: Kilkea: 1
Kildare: Maynooth: 1
Kildare: Newbridge Urban: 1
Kildare: Thomastown: 1
Kilkenny: Ballydonnell: 1
Kilkenny: Callan Rural: 2
Kilkenny: Clara: 2
Kilkenny: Coolcraheen: 1
Kilkenny: Goresbridge: 2
Kilkenny: Jerpoint Church: 1
Kilkenny: Kilcolumb: 2
Kilkenny: Kilkenny No. 1 Urban: 2
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Kilmaganny: 2
Kilkenny: Kilmakevoge: 1
Kilkenny: Scotsborough Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Shambogh: 1
Kilkenny: Ullid: 1
Kilkenny: Whitechurch: 1
King's Co.: Aghancon: 1
King's Co.: Ballincor: 1
King's Co.: Ballyshear: 1
King's Co.: Birr Rural: 1
King's Co.: Birr Urban: 2
King's Co.: Dunkerrin: 1
King's Co.: Ettagh: 1
King's Co.: Killyon: 1
King's Co.: Mounterin: 1
King's Co.: Rahan: 1
King's Co.: Shinrone: 2
King's Co.: Suirkieran: 2
Leitrim: Belhy: 3
Limerick: Dromcolliher: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 8 Urban: 1
Limerick: Shanagolden: 2
Longford: Creevy: 1
Longford: Longford No. 1 Urban: 1
Longford: Newtownforbes: 1
Louth: Clogher: 14
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 3: 1
Louth: Dysart: 1
Louth: Fair Gate: 1
Louth: Mullary: 1
Louth: St. Laurence Gate: 1
Louth: St. Peter's (part of): 1
Louth: Termonfeckin: 1
Mayo: Ballaghadereen: 1
Mayo: Ballinrobe: 1
Meath: Drumcondra: 1
Meath: Hill of Down: 1
Meath: St. Mary's: 1
Monaghan: Loughfea: 1
Queen's Co.: Abbeyleix: 3
Queen's Co.: Ballyfin: 1
Queen's Co.: Ballyroan: 1
Queen's Co.: Borris in Ossory: 3
Queen's Co.: Donaghmore: 1
Queen's Co.: Kildellig: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountmellick Urban: 2
Queen's Co.: Mountrath: 1
Queen's Co.: Nealstown: 2
Queen's Co.: Rathdowney: 1
Roscommon: Ballinasloe Urban: 3
Roscommon: Castlereagh: 2
Roscommon: Fuerty: 1
Sligo: Sligo North (Urban): 1
Tipperary: Ballysheehan: 3
Tipperary: Bourney East: 1
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Rural): 1
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Urban): 3
Tipperary: Carrigatogher: 1
Tipperary: Drom: 1
Tipperary: Foilnaman: 2
Tipperary: Glenkeen: 1
Tipperary: Graystown: 1
Tipperary: Kilkeary: 1
Tipperary: Loughmoe: 2
Tipperary: Magorban: 1
Tipperary: Rathnaveoge: 1
Tipperary: Templemore Urban: 1
Tipperary: Terryglass: 1
Tipperary: Thomastown: 1
Tipperary: Thurles Urban: 3
Tipperary: Tullaghmelan: 1
Waterford: Ballydurn: 4
Waterford: Ballynakill: 1
Waterford: Clonea: 1
Waterford: Comeragh: 1
Waterford: Courmaraglin: 1
Waterford: Fews: 3
Waterford: Fox's Castle: 1
Waterford: Graignagower: 1
Waterford: Islandikane: 2
Waterford: Kilmacthomas: 3
Waterford: Kilmeadan: 1
Waterford: Knockmahon: 1
Waterford: Lismore: 1
Waterford: Mountkennedy: 1
Waterford: Newcastle: 1
Waterford: Newtown: 1
Waterford: Pembrokestown: 2
Waterford: Portlaw: 5
Waterford: Rathgomuck: 1
Waterford: Rathmoylan: 5
Waterford: Seskinan: 1
Waterford: Tinnasaggart: 5
Waterford: Tramore: 3
Waterford: Waterford No. 2 Urban: 2
Waterford: Waterford No. 3 Urban: 6
Waterford: Waterford No. 4 Urban: 1
Waterford: Waterford No. 4 Urban (part of): 1
Waterford: Waterford No. 5 Urban: 1
Waterford: Woodstown: 1
Westmeath: Auburn: 1
Westmeath: Carn: 1
Westmeath: Russellstown: 1
Wexford: Adamstown: 1
Wexford: Ardcavan: 2
Wexford: Artramon: 1
Wexford: Ballybeg: 1
Wexford: Ballyhuskard: 2
Wexford: Ballymore: 1
Wexford: Ballynestragh: 1
Wexford: Ballyvaldon: 3
Wexford: Bree: 1
Wexford: Castle Talbot: 2
Wexford: Clonroche: 1
Wexford: Courtown: 1
Wexford: Drinagh: 1
Wexford: Edermine: 2
Wexford: Enniscorthy Rural: 1
Wexford: Enniscorthy Urban: 2
Wexford: Ferns: 1
Wexford: Gorey Urban: 3
Wexford: Killann: 1
Wexford: Killincooly: 1
Wexford: Killoughrum: 1
Wexford: Lady's Island: 1
Wexford: Monaseed: 1
Wexford: Newtownbarry: 1
Wexford: Old Ross: 1
Wexford: The Leap: 1
Wexford: Tintern: 1
Wexford: Tombrack: 2
Wexford: Wexford No. 2 Urban: 5
Wexford: Wexford No. 3 Urban: 2
Wexford: Wexford Urban No 1: 3
Wicklow: Aughrim: 1
Wicklow: Ballinaclash: 1
Wicklow: Ballinguile: 1
Wicklow: Bray No.1: 2
Wicklow: Donard: 1
Wicklow: Dunlavin: 1
Wicklow: Ennereilly: 1
Wicklow: Imael: 1
Wicklow: The Grange: 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

Kirwan numerous: all areas except Ulster, especially the South East, Louth. The Irish is Ó Ciardhubháin, ciar-dhubh = jet black. An erenagh family of Louth and later one of the "Tribes of Galway". IF & SGG.
O Ciardhubháin rare: Ir.Lang. See Kirwan.
Ó Ciardubháin Kirwan: an-líonmhar: go príomha i ndeisceart Laighean & Port Lairge. Airchinnigh i Lú ar dtús iad, ach is mar cheann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe" is mó atá trácht orthu. Ciar-dubh = fíor-dubh. Litriú nua: Ó Ciarubháin.IF.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Kerwin: 47
Kirwan: 245
Kirwin: 23
Rirwan: 1

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