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The AFONSO surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,068 22481 0.000 4
United States (1880 census) -1 147516 0.000 0
Change since 1880 +1069 +125035 0 N/A
Other Countries
Australia 58 22622 0.000 4
United Kingdom 0 0
Top States for AFONSO by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Massachusetts 352 2292 0.006 55
New Jersey 213 4102 0.003 25
Florida 91 16879 0.001 6
Connecticut 88 4702 0.003 26
New York 78 21370 0.000 4
Top States for AFONSO by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Rhode Island 65 2263 0.006 62
Massachusetts 352 2292 0.006 55
Connecticut 88 4702 0.003 26
New Jersey 213 4102 0.003 25
New Hampshire 15 9055 0.001 12

Notes

'A figure of zero 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 AFONSO live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called AFONSO represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called AFONSO in Massachusetts than any other state, but you are more likely to find a AFONSO by picking someone at random in Rhode Island than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of AFONSO

Sorry, we don't have any origin and classification information for the AFONSO surname.

Ethnic distribution of AFONSO in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 847 79.31
Mixed Race 85 7.96
White (Hispanic) 79 7.4
Asian/Pacific 33 3.09
Black/African American Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the AFONSO surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

AFONSO is a genuine surname, but it's an uncommon one. Did you possibly mean one of these instead?

Meaning of AFONSO in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of AFONSO.

Similar names to AFONSO

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as AFONSO.

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.

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

Potential typos for AFONSO

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