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The COWDREY surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 849 26898 0.000 3
United States (1880 census) 250 16373 0.001 5
Change since 1880 +599 -10525 -0.001 -2
Other Countries
Australia 60 22051 0.000 4
United Kingdom 490 8975 0.001 11
Top States for COWDREY by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 123 15987 0.000 4
Ohio 83 12698 0.001 7
Michigan 75 13518 0.001 8
Texas 57 20051 0.000 3
Florida 56 23561 0.000 4
Top States for COWDREY by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Vermont 18 4235 0.003 30
New Hampshire 27 4872 0.002 22
Montana 15 7674 0.002 17
Oregon 50 6988 0.001 15
Wyoming 4 13887 0.001 8


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

Classification and Origin of COWDREY

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 COWDREY 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 COWDREY 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 COWDREY in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 803 94.58
Mixed Race 17 2
White (Hispanic) 12 1.41
Native American/Alaskan 7 0.82
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Black/African American Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of COWDREY in historical publications

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

Similar names to COWDREY

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as COWDREY.

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 COWDREY

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