COTTON

American Surname Summary Data for COTTON

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 31,759 1006 0.012 118
United States (1880 census) 8,173 739 0.016 163
Change since 1880 +23586 -267 -0.004 -45
Other Countries
Australia 1,287 1276 0.008 79
United Kingdom 8,520 715 0.019 186

Top States for COTTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Texas 3,057 930 0.015 147
California 2,284 1583 0.007 67
Florida 2,006 1126 0.013 126
Illinois 1,672 784 0.013 135
Georgia 1,541 756 0.019 188
Top States for COTTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Mississippi 985 479 0.035 346
Alabama 1,360 610 0.031 306
Louisiana 1,213 580 0.027 271
Arkansas 713 533 0.027 267
Wyoming 111 514 0.022 225

Notes
  • Total is the total number of people with that surname.
  • Rank is the position in the list of names ordered by total (eg, a rank of 1 means that it's the most common name, and a rank of 10 means it's the tenth most common, etc).
  • Frequency is the percentage of people with that surname.
  • Per million people is the number of people with that surname per million of the population.

'N/A' indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called COTTON live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called COTTON represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called COTTON in Texas than any other state, but you are more likely to find a COTTON by picking someone at random in Mississippi than anywhere else.

Similar Names

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as COTTON.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

The most likely matches are shown first.

COTON
COTTOM
COTTEN
CASTON
COTTAM
COSTON
CATON
CATTON
CAYTON
COSTEN
COSTIN
HOLTON
CORDON
CROSTON
CHATHAM
COTT
CROXTON
GORTON
GOFTON
FITTON
HOOTON
CHEGWIDDEN
DUTTON
HATTON
CONDON
COLSTON
DOLTON
COTTON
CORTON
CANTON
BOTTON
BOTTOM
FOSTON
DITTON
BOSTON
BORTON
BOOTON
BOLTON
BITTON
COLTON
BOYTON
CALTON
CHEETHAM
COMPTON
HOPTON
CROFTON
CADEN
CADDEN
BUTTON
BETTON

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Common Misspellings and Typos

The following words are slight variants of COTTON that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.

COTOTN CTOTON OCTTON COTTO COTTOA COTTONA COTTONE COTTONI COTTONO