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The BOARDMAN surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 5,928 5407 0.002 22
United States (1880 census) 2,839 2158 0.006 57
Change since 1880 +3089 -3249 -0.004 -35
Other Countries
Australia 919 1784 0.006 56
United Kingdom 5,647 1106 0.012 123
Top States for BOARDMAN by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 545 5041 0.002 16
New York 387 4795 0.002 20
Florida 358 5338 0.002 22
Massachusetts 310 2725 0.005 49
Wisconsin 278 2463 0.005 52
Top States for BOARDMAN by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Vermont 210 389 0.034 345
Maine 128 1743 0.010 100
New Hampshire 113 1689 0.009 91
Nebraska 105 1985 0.006 61
Wyoming 26 2370 0.005 53


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

Classification and Origin of BOARDMAN

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Occupational Name

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the BOARDMAN 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 BOARDMAN 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 BOARDMAN in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Mixed Race 61 1.03
White (Hispanic) 58 0.98
Asian/Pacific 37 0.62
Black/African American 34 0.57
Native American/Alaskan 30 0.51
White (Caucasian) 5,708 96.29

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

Meaning of BOARDMAN in historical publications

BOARDMAN. A cottager. See Borde.

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 BOARDMAN

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as BOARDMAN.

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 BOARDMAN

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