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1911 Prince Edward Island Census Records

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According to the 1911 Prince Edward Island census records, there were approximately 8,137 different family names documented. The top 6 most popular names in 1911 Prince Edward Island represented about 10 percent of the total recorded. That is, 1 of every 10 individuals had a last name from among the group of popular family names comprised of Mc Donald, Gallant, Arsenault, Campbell, Mc Leod, and Stewart. There are over 1,000 surnames from the 1911 Prince Edward Island census records that are unique to Prince Edward Island compared to all other provinces in Canada. These unique names from 1911 include Praught, Maceachern, Blacquire, Shreenan, Maddix, Mcguirk, Cummisky, Dansted, Wiand, and Gotell; among others.

Although almost equal in number, there were about 1 percent more males than females in Prince Edward Island in 1911: approximately 47,200 males compared to approximately 46,500 females. The 1911 Prince Edward Island census records reveal that 10 percent of all men had a given name of John, while about one-third of the male population had a given names from among this set of the top five most popular: John, James, William, Joseph, and George.

These census records also show that about 12 percent of all women had a given name of Mary. However, for females, approximately one-third of all given names come from a group of a dozen popular names: Mary, Annie, Margaret, Catherine, Sarah, Elizabeth, Marie, Margret, Jane, Maggie, Ellen, and Florence.

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