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The COLLARD surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 3,903 7860 0.001 14
United States (1880 census) 817 6436 0.002 16
Change since 1880 +3086 -1424 -0.001 -2
Other Countries
Australia 783 2067 0.005 48
United Kingdom 1,996 2962 0.004 43
Top States for COLLARD by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Texas 529 4232 0.003 25
California 346 8044 0.001 10
Michigan 259 4833 0.003 26
Utah 234 1360 0.010 105
Florida 211 9164 0.001 13
Top States for COLLARD by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Rhode Island 116 1382 0.011 111
Utah 234 1360 0.010 105
Maine 83 2637 0.007 65
Kentucky 165 3114 0.004 41
New Hampshire 42 4170 0.003 34


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

Classification and Origin of COLLARD

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 COLLARD 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 COLLARD 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 COLLARD in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 116 2.97
Black/African American 86 2.2
Mixed Race 52 1.33
Native American/Alaskan 27 0.69
Asian/Pacific 21 0.54
White (Caucasian) 3,601 92.26

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

Meaning of COLLARD in historical publications

COLLARD. Ur. Ferguson fancifully derives it from A-Sax. col, a helmet, and heard, hard. But I find no such hardheaded gentleman in any early record.

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 COLLARD

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as COLLARD.

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 COLLARD

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