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The ALKEN surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 178 95091 0.000 1
United States (1880 census) 11 85891 0.000 0
Change since 1880 +167 -9200 0 N/A
Other Countries
Australia 0 0
United Kingdom 0 0
Top States for ALKEN by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Minnesota 42 56482 0.001 9
New Jersey 37 103027 0.000 4
Pennsylvania 26 145457 0.000 2
Florida 16 250755 0.000 1
South Carolina 16 55819 0.000 4
Top States for ALKEN by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Minnesota 42 56482 0.001 9
New Jersey 37 103027 0.000 4
South Carolina 16 55819 0.000 4
Pennsylvania 26 145457 0.000 2
Florida 16 250755 0.000 1

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

Classification and Origin of ALKEN

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

Ethnic distribution of ALKEN in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 128 71.91
Black/African American 47 26.4
Asian/Pacific None reported 0
Mixed Race Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan None reported 0
White (Hispanic) Less than 100 Insignificant

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

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

Meaning of ALKEN in historical publications

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

Similar names to ALKEN

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as ALKEN.

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 ALKEN

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