Ferguson heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Aghalee: 1
Antrim: Antrim Rural: 2
Antrim: Armoy: 1
Antrim: Ballyclare Rural: 1
Antrim: Ballyclare Urban: 3
Antrim: Ballyclug: 1
Antrim: Ballymena (No. 2) Urban (In 34 files): 4
Antrim: Ballymena No. 3 Urban: 4
Antrim: Ballymena Town: 1
Antrim: Ballymoney: 1
Antrim: Ballynure: 2
Antrim: Ballyrobin: 1
Antrim: Belfast East: 2
Antrim: Benvardin: 4
Antrim: Bushmills: 1
Antrim: Carnmoney: 2
Antrim: Carrickfergus: 3
Antrim: Carrickfergus Urban: 3
Antrim: Clifton: 16
Antrim: Clifton, Belfast Urban No. 2: 2
Antrim: Court: 2
Antrim: Court Ward: 8
Antrim: Craigarogan: 1
Antrim: Cromac: 13
Antrim: Derryaghy: 1
Antrim: Dervock: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 8
Antrim: Dock Ward (Belfast Clifton): 3
Antrim: Donegore: 5
Antrim: Drumtullagh: 1
Antrim: Duncairn: 22
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 5
Antrim: Dundesert: 2
Antrim: Falls (Belfast): 4
Antrim: Galgorm: 2
Antrim: Island Magee: 4
Antrim: Kells: 2
Antrim: Kilbride: 5
Antrim: Kilwaughter: 3
Antrim: Larne: 7
Antrim: Lisburn: 5
Antrim: Malone: 1
Antrim: Randalstown: 1
Antrim: Seacon: 1
Antrim: Shankill: 23
Antrim: Slemish: 1
Antrim: Smithfield: 3
Antrim: St. Anne's Ward: 11
Antrim: St. George's: 10
Antrim: Templecorran: 2
Antrim: Tullyrusk: 2
Antrim: White Abbey: 1
Antrim: Whitehouse: 1
Antrim: Windsor: 9
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 10
Antrim: Wood Vale Ward: 6
Antrim: Woodvale: 9
Armagh: Armagh North Urban: 1
Armagh: Armagh Rural: 1
Armagh: Armagh South Urban: 1
Armagh: Ballyaros: 1
Armagh: Ballymartin: 1
Armagh: Camlough: 1
Armagh: Glenanne: 1
Armagh: Glenaul: 1
Armagh: Hamilton's Bawn: 1
Armagh: Jonesborough: 1
Armagh: Kernan: 1
Armagh: Killeen: 4
Armagh: Kilmore: 1
Armagh: Lurgan Rural: 1
Armagh: Lurgan Urban: 7
Armagh: Markethill: 2
Armagh: Mountnorris: 2
Armagh: Mullaghbrack: 2
Armagh: Mullahead (Rural): 1
Armagh: Portadown Urban: 4
Armagh: Poyntz Pass: 1
Armagh: Tanderagee: 1
Armagh: Tullyhappy: 1
Armagh: Tullyroan: 2
Armagh: Tynan: 1
Cavan: Ballyjamesduff: 2
Cavan: Ballymachugh: 1
Cavan: Canningstown: 1
Cavan: Corraneary: 1
Cavan: Crosskeys: 2
Cavan: Graddum: 1
Cavan: Lurgan: 1
Cavan: Redhill: 2
Cavan: Teebane: 1
Cavan: Termon: 1
Cavan: Tircahan: 1
Cavan: Tuam: 1
Cavan: Waterloo: 2
Clare: Kilmurry: 1
Cork: Bishopstown: 1
Cork: Kanturk: 1
Cork: Lehenagh: 1
Cork: Lowertown: 1
Cork: Mallow Rural: 1
Cork: Monkstown: 5
Cork: Skull: 1
Cork: Woodfort: 1
Donegal: Altnapaste: 1
Donegal: Buncrana: 1
Donegal: Cloghan: 1
Donegal: Donegal: 1
Donegal: Dunkineely: 1
Donegal: Fahan: 4
Donegal: Letterkenny Urban: 1
Donegal: Moville: 1
Donegal: Rathmelton: 3
Donegal: Three Trees: 1
Down: Annahilt: 1
Down: Ardglass: 2
Down: Ballyhalbert: 1
Down: Ballykeel: 6
Down: Ballymacbrennan: 4
Down: Ballymaglaff: 3
Down: Ballynahinch: 2
Down: Ballyworphy: 2
Down: Banbridge East Urban: 2
Down: Banbridge Rural: 1
Down: Banbridge West Urban: 1
Down: Bangor: 12
Down: Blaris: 5
Down: Breda: 4
Down: Castlewellan: 1
Down: Clough: 1
Down: Comber: 4
Down: Coobane: 1
Down: Crossgar: 2
Down: Donacloney: 1
Down: Donaghadee Rural: 2
Down: Donaghadee Urban: 3
Down: Downpatrick: 2
Down: Downpatrick Rural: 1
Down: Dromore Urban: 1
Down: Drumbeg: 4
Down: Drumbo: 1
Down: Dundonald: 5
Down: Dunsford: 2
Down: Garvaghy: 1
Down: Gilford Town: 1
Down: Glasdrumman: 3
Down: Hilltown: 1
Down: Hollymount: 4
Down: Hollywood Urban: 2
Down: Holywood Urban: 2
Down: Inch: 1
Down: Kilkeel: 7
Down: Killaney: 1
Down: Magherally: 1
Down: Moira: 1
Down: Mountstewart: 2
Down: Mourne Park: 1
Down: Newry North Urban: 1
Down: Newry West Urban: 2
Down: Newtownards North: 3
Down: Newtownards South: 10
Down: Newtownards Urban: 17
Down: Ormeau: 21
Down: Ouley: 1
Down: Pottinger (part of): 23
Down: Quilly: 1
Down: Rathfryland: 1
Down: Saintfield: 1
Down: Tirkelly: 5
Down: Tullylish: 5
Down: Tyrella: 2
Down: Victoria: 1
Down: Victoria (part of): 22
Down: Waringstown: 5
Down: Warrenpoint Rural: 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 2
Dublin: Balbriggan Rural: 1
Dublin: Blackrock No. 2: 2
Dublin: Castleknock: 1
Dublin: Clontarf East: 1
Dublin: Clontarf West, Part of: 1
Dublin: Dalkey: 1
Dublin: Dundrum: 1
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 1
Dublin: Holmpatrick: 4
Dublin: Inns Quay: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 1: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 2: 1
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 1
Dublin: Merchants Quay (part of): 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 1
Dublin: Newcastle: 3
Dublin: North Dock: 1
Dublin: Pembroke East: 1
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 8
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 4
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 1
Dublin: Rush: 1
Dublin: Terenure: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 1
Fermanagh: Belle Isle: 1
Fermanagh: Brookeborough: 1
Fermanagh: Church Hill: 5
Fermanagh: Clonelly: 1
Fermanagh: Clonkeelan: 1
Fermanagh: Doagh: 3
Fermanagh: Gardenhill: 1
Fermanagh: Garrison: 2
Fermanagh: Holywell: 2
Fermanagh: Inishmacsaint: 8
Fermanagh: Lattone: 4
Fermanagh: Lisbofin: 1
Fermanagh: Magheraclumoney: 1
Fermanagh: Monea: 1
Fermanagh: Old Barr: 1
Fermanagh: Rahalton: 3
Fermanagh: Roogagh: 1
Galway: Galway South Urban: 1
Galway: Oughterard: 1
Kildare: Kildare: 1
Kildare: Newbridge Urban: 1
Kildare: Straffan: 1
Kilkenny: Graiguemanagh: 1
King's Co.: Frankford: 1
Leitrim: Ballaghameehan: 8
Leitrim: Ballinamore: 1
Leitrim: Carrigallen West: 1
Leitrim: Cloonclare: 1
Leitrim: Cloonlougher: 2
Leitrim: Drumreilly West: 2
Leitrim: Drumshanbo: 1
Leitrim: Drumsna: 1
Leitrim: Glenboy: 2
Leitrim: Killarga: 1
Leitrim: Kiltyclogher: 1
Leitrim: Leitrim: 1
Leitrim: Manorhamilton: 3
Leitrim: Meluin: 4
Leitrim: Oughteragh: 1
Leitrim: Tullaghan: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 2 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 2
Limerick: Limerick No. 5 Urban: 3
Limerick: Limerick South Rural: 1
Londonderry: Aghanloo: 1
Londonderry: Ballykelly: 2
Londonderry: Ballylagan: 1
Londonderry: Ballymoghan: 2
Londonderry: Ballyronan: 5
Londonderry: Banagher: 5
Londonderry: Bannbrook: 3
Londonderry: Bondsglen: 1
Londonderry: Coleraine: 6
Londonderry: Desertmartin: 1
Londonderry: Draperstown: 2
Londonderry: Drum: 1
Londonderry: Dungiven: 1
Londonderry: Eglinton: 3
Londonderry: Faughanvale: 1
Londonderry: Fruithill: 4
Londonderry: Garvagh: 1
Londonderry: Gelvin: 3
Londonderry: Knockantern: 1
Londonderry: Limavady Urban: 2
Londonderry: Lissan Upper: 4
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 3 Urban: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 5 Urban: 3
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban: 5
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (1): 6
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (2): 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (4): 3
Londonderry: Lough Enagh: 3
Londonderry: Magherafelt: 1
Londonderry: Moneymore: 1
Londonderry: Springhill: 4
Londonderry: Straw: 3
Londonderry: Swatragh: 1
Londonderry: Tamnaherin: 3
Londonderry: The Highlands: 1
Londonderry: Waterside: 1
Louth: Ardee Town: 1
Louth: Carlingford: 1
Louth: Clonkeen: 1
Louth: Greenore: 2
Louth: Haggardstown: 1
Louth: Rathcor: 8
Mayo: Ardnaree South: 4
Mayo: Ardnaree, South Urban: 3
Mayo: Attymass East: 10
Mayo: Attymass West: 1
Mayo: Ballaghadereen: 1
Mayo: Ballina Urban: 3
Mayo: Burren: 1
Mayo: Kilcommon: 1
Mayo: Kilgarvin: 1
Mayo: Kilsallagh: 1
Mayo: Mount Falcon: 12
Mayo: Sallymount: 5
Mayo: Toomore: 1
Meath: Ardcath: 1
Monaghan: Castleblayney Urban: 1
Monaghan: Clones Rural: 1
Monaghan: Clones Urban: 6
Monaghan: Dawsongrove: 1
Monaghan: Glaslough: 1
Monaghan: Rackwallace: 1
Queen's Co.: Abbeyleix: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountmellick Urban: 1
Roscommon: Eastersnow: 1
Sligo: Annagh: 1
Sligo: Ardnaree North: 1
Sligo: Ballymote: 1
Sligo: Ballysadare East: 1
Sligo: Ballysadare West: 1
Sligo: Buncrowey: 1
Sligo: Drumrat: 1
Sligo: Easky West: 2
Sligo: Glendarragh: 1
Sligo: Kilmacowen: 2
Sligo: Kilturra: 1
Sligo: Lissadill West: 1
Sligo: Mallagheruse: 2
Sligo: Rathmacurkey: 1
Sligo: Rossinver East: 2
Sligo: Sligo East: 1
Sligo: Sligo North (Urban): 2
Tyrone: Aughnacloy Rural: 2
Tyrone: Ballyclog: 5
Tyrone: Benburb: 2
Tyrone: Bernagh: 1
Tyrone: Brantry: 1
Tyrone: Caledon: 5
Tyrone: Camus: 1
Tyrone: Castlecaulfield: 1
Tyrone: Coagh: 16
Tyrone: Cookstown Rural: 1
Tyrone: Cookstown Urban: 7
Tyrone: Derrygortrevy: 2
Tyrone: Drumaspil: 2
Tyrone: Dungannon: 2
Tyrone: Killycolpy: 4
Tyrone: Lislea: 2
Tyrone: Lissan: 1
Tyrone: Moy: 1
Tyrone: Oaklands: 1
Tyrone: Omagh Rural: 1
Tyrone: Omagh Urban: 3
Tyrone: Oritor: 3
Tyrone: Stewartstown: 6
Tyrone: Strabane South, Urban: 1
Tyrone: Tullaghoge: 5
Tyrone: Tullyniskane: 1
Tyrone: Tullyvar: 2
Waterford: Fox's Castle: 1
Westmeath: Ballymorin: 1
Westmeath: Coolure: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar South Urban: 1
Wexford: Killinick: 1
Wexford: St. Helen's: 1
Wicklow: Bray No. 2: 2
Wicklow: Donard: 1
Wicklow: Glenealy: 1
Wicklow: Kilbride : 1
Wicklow: Togher: 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

Fergus Quite numerous: Connacht, E Ulster & Louth. Ir. Ó Fearghuis (man-vigour). This names two septs in Connacht and Scots in Ulster. Fergus was an ancient first name current amongst both Gaels and Picts in Scotland. As Ferris, the name is common in Ulster and also occurs in Kerry. MIF & SS.
Ferguson Very numerous: Ulster & N Connacht. Ir. Mac Fearghusa. Scottish in Ulster and a synonym of Fergus in Connacht.MIF.
Mac Fearghusa Ferguson: féach Ó Fearghuis & rl.
Mac Fhearghusa Ferguson: an-líonmhar: Ulaidh & Connachta thuaidh. Albanaigh den chuid is mó, is cosúil. Thánadar sa 17 céad.
Ó Fearghuis Ferris, Fergus : líonmhar: Connachta, an Dún-Lú & Ciarraí. Ó thuaidh: Albanaigh; ó dheas: craobh de Mhuintir Mhuircheartaigh. Ó thaobh staire de, bhí clann leighis i Maigh Eo agus clann airchinneach i Liatroim. Mac Fearghusa ba chóir a bheith ar na h-Albanaigh a bhain leis an gclann mhór Ferguson thall. Ainm coiteann a b'ea Fearghus, leis an mbrí: fear + gus (neart, fuinneamh). SGG.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Fergason: 3
Fergison: 1
Fergueson: 4
Ferguison: 1
Fergus: 28
Fergusan: 1
Fergusen: 1
Ferguson: 365
Fergusson: 11
Firguson: 1
Furguson: 1

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