NAMES come in and out of fashion, but there are some that always stand the test of time as this list of names from 1911 shows.
Over 100 years ago in Ireland, the most popular name for men and boys was John. According to the 1911 Census 13.9 per cent of all males had this name.
A further one-in-10 were called Patrick - meaning close to a quarter of the male population had the name of John or Patrick in Ireland in 1911.
The most popular 10 names in that year were John, Patrick, James, Michael, Thomas, William, Joseph, Edward, Daniel and Peter.
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Meanwhile close to a quarter of all Irish women in 1911 were called either Mary or Bridget.
The most popular 10 girls names in 1911 were Mary, Bridget, Margaret, Ellen, Catherine, Kate, Annie, Anne, Elizabeth and Maggie - accounting for just over half of all female names in 1911.
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The 40 most popular male names in 1911
The 40 most popular female names in 1911
Source: Census of Population