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The CHAVES surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 7,055 4602 0.003 26
United States (1880 census) 2,349 2588 0.005 47
Change since 1880 +4706 -2014 -0.002 -21
Other Countries
Australia 39 30913 0.000 2
United Kingdom 88 24569 0.000 2
Top States for CHAVES by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Massachusetts 1,809 599 0.028 285
California 1,023 3826 0.003 30
Florida 833 3225 0.005 52
Texas 422 6101 0.002 20
New Jersey 327 3867 0.004 39
Top States for CHAVES by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Massachusetts 1,809 599 0.028 285
Rhode Island 232 833 0.022 221
New Mexico 198 1168 0.011 109
Connecticut 227 2590 0.007 67
Hawaii 65 2134 0.005 54

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

Classification and Origin of CHAVES

Region of origin: Europe

Country of origin: Spain

Language of origin: Spanish

Ethnic origin: Iberian

Religious origin: Christian

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

Classification Total Percent
Mixed Race 259 3.67
Asian/Pacific 118 1.67
Black/African American 73 1.03
Native American/Alaskan 39 0.55
White (Hispanic) 3,840 54.43
White (Caucasian) 2,726 38.64

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

Meaning of CHAVES in historical publications

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

Similar names to CHAVES

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as CHAVES.

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 CHAVES

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