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The BROCKMAN surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 10,837 3068 0.004 40
United States (1880 census) 2,385 2544 0.005 48
Change since 1880 +8452 -524 -0.001 -8
Other Countries
Australia 347 4550 0.002 21
United Kingdom 507 8751 0.001 11
Top States for BROCKMAN by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Ohio 835 1632 0.007 74
Missouri 803 831 0.014 144
California 760 3926 0.002 22
Wisconsin 759 725 0.014 142
Texas 755 3047 0.004 36
Top States for BROCKMAN by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Kentucky 663 896 0.016 164
Missouri 803 831 0.014 144
Wisconsin 759 725 0.014 142
Iowa 280 1230 0.010 96
Nebraska 144 1385 0.008 84


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

Classification and Origin of BROCKMAN

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 BROCKMAN 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 BROCKMAN 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 BROCKMAN in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 788 7.27
Mixed Race 160 1.48
White (Hispanic) 157 1.45
Asian/Pacific 54 0.5
Native American/Alaskan 50 0.46
White (Caucasian) 9,628 88.84

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

Meaning of BROCKMAN in historical publications

BROCKMAN. The Kent family occur as Brokeman, in the XIV. cent. It may be sjTionjTnous with Brookman and Brook er ; Init hroch is 0. Eng. both for a draught horse and a badger, and the primitive Brockman may have been either a horseman, as Kennett suggests, or a hunter of badgers. See Eng. Surn. i. 176.

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 BROCKMAN

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as BROCKMAN.

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 BROCKMAN

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