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The CAVES surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,622 16349 0.001 6
United States (1880 census) 264 15728 0.001 5
Change since 1880 +1358 -621 0 +1
Other Countries
Australia 67 20014 0.000 4
United Kingdom 367 11101 0.001 8
Top States for CAVES by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 185 14010 0.001 5
Wisconsin 128 6891 0.002 24
Oklahoma 112 4185 0.003 32
Mississippi 100 3352 0.004 35
Texas 98 16334 0.000 5
Top States for CAVES by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Mississippi 100 3352 0.004 35
Oklahoma 112 4185 0.003 32
Wyoming 15 4961 0.003 30
Iowa 70 6807 0.002 24
Wisconsin 128 6891 0.002 24

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

Classification and Origin of CAVES

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

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

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 110 6.78
White (Hispanic) 45 2.77
Mixed Race 27 1.66
Asian/Pacific 12 0.74
Native American/Alaskan 11 0.68
White (Caucasian) 1,417 87.36

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

Meaning of CAVES in historical publications

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

Similar names to CAVES

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as CAVES.

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 CAVES

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