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The BLAKELEY surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 2,774 10603 0.001 10
United States (1880 census) 1,140 4891 0.002 23
Change since 1880 +1634 -5712 -0.001 -13
Other Countries
Australia 255 6042 0.002 16
United Kingdom 1,621 3512 0.004 35
Top States for BLAKELEY by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 296 8866 0.001 9
Texas 283 6690 0.001 14
Florida 175 10322 0.001 11
Ohio 159 8282 0.001 14
Pennsylvania 119 12222 0.001 10
Top States for BLAKELEY by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Montana 30 4524 0.003 33
Idaho 35 5066 0.003 27
Utah 59 4278 0.003 26
Wyoming 11 5950 0.002 22
Kentucky 90 4716 0.002 22


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

Classification and Origin of BLAKELEY

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Location or Geographical Feature

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the BLAKELEY surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the BLAKELEY surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of BLAKELEY in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 184 6.63
White (Hispanic) 55 1.98
Mixed Race 28 1.01
Native American/Alaskan 15 0.54
Asian/Pacific 12 0.43
White (Caucasian) 2,480 89.4

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

Meaning of BLAKELEY in historical publications

BLAKELEY. Another form of Blackley.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

Similar names to BLAKELEY

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as BLAKELEY.

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 BLAKELEY

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