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The DAILEY surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 30,894 1038 0.011 114
United States (1880 census) 8,250 732 0.016 165
Change since 1880 +22644 -306 -0.005 -51
Other Countries
Australia 113 12804 0.001 7
United Kingdom 350 11468 0.001 8
Top States for DAILEY by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Ohio 2,432 494 0.021 214
California 1,870 1756 0.006 55
Texas 1,807 1381 0.009 87
Florida 1,669 1238 0.010 104
Pennsylvania 1,585 833 0.013 129
Top States for DAILEY by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 1,412 511 0.032 318
West Virginia 546 496 0.030 302
Kentucky 919 658 0.023 227
Ohio 2,432 494 0.021 214
South Dakota 151 473 0.020 200


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

Classification and Origin of DAILEY

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 DAILEY 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 DAILEY 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 DAILEY in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 497 1.61
Mixed Race 448 1.45
Native American/Alaskan 260 0.84
Asian/Pacific 114 0.37
White (Caucasian) 24,613 79.67
Black/African American 4,958 16.05

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

Meaning of DAILEY in historical publications

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

Similar names to DAILEY

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as DAILEY.

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 DAILEY

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