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The DARLEY surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,820 14920 0.001 7
United States (1880 census) 474 10108 0.001 9
Change since 1880 +1346 -4812 0 -2
Other Countries
Australia 254 6066 0.002 16
United Kingdom 1,355 4088 0.003 30
Top States for DARLEY by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Georgia 296 3627 0.004 36
Florida 279 8344 0.002 17
California 122 22995 0.000 4
Texas 105 17346 0.001 5
Utah 97 3463 0.004 43
Top States for DARLEY by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Utah 97 3463 0.004 43
Georgia 296 3627 0.004 36
South Carolina 94 5584 0.002 23
Florida 279 8344 0.002 17
Vermont 10 9656 0.002 16

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

Classification and Origin of DARLEY

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 DARLEY 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 DARLEY 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 DARLEY in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 99 5.44
White (Hispanic) 70 3.85
Mixed Race 27 1.48
Native American/Alaskan 11 0.6
Asian/Pacific 9 0.49
White (Caucasian) 1,604 88.13

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

Meaning of DARLEY in historical publications

(origin: Fr.) A corruption of D'Erle, from the town of Erle in France.

Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.


DARLEY. A parish and a township in CO. Derby.

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 DARLEY

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as DARLEY.

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 DARLEY

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