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The BRAXTON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 11,249 2938 0.004 42
United States (1880 census) 2,604 2343 0.005 52
Change since 1880 +8645 -595 -0.001 -10
Other Countries
Australia 24 45890 0.000 1
United Kingdom 156 18992 0.000 3
Top States for BRAXTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Virginia 1,469 673 0.021 208
North Carolina 895 1560 0.011 111
Maryland 787 865 0.015 149
Texas 616 4089 0.003 30
Florida 602 3890 0.004 38
Top States for BRAXTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Washington DC 169 394 0.030 295
Virginia 1,469 673 0.021 208
Maryland 787 865 0.015 149
North Carolina 895 1560 0.011 111
Alabama 455 1772 0.010 102

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

Classification and Origin of BRAXTON

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 BRAXTON 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 BRAXTON 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 BRAXTON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Mixed Race 303 2.69
White (Hispanic) 195 1.73
Native American/Alaskan 42 0.37
Asian/Pacific 27 0.24
Black/African American 8,386 74.55
White (Caucasian) 2,296 20.41

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

Meaning of BRAXTON in historical publications

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

Similar names to BRAXTON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as BRAXTON.

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 BRAXTON

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