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The DOLTON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 529 39176 0.000 2
United States (1880 census) 658 7749 0.001 13
Change since 1880 -129 -31427 -0.001 -11
Other Countries
Australia 83 16755 0.001 5
United Kingdom 548 8316 0.001 12
Top States for DOLTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 64 34058 0.000 2
Pennsylvania 54 25460 0.000 4
Texas 37 32620 0.000 2
Illinois 35 36643 0.000 3
Michigan 31 37638 0.000 3
Top States for DOLTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Kansas 29 10841 0.001 11
Nebraska 18 13820 0.001 11
Oklahoma 21 15121 0.001 6
Colorado 24 20641 0.001 6
Minnesota 24 29657 0.000 5


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

Classification and Origin of DOLTON

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 DOLTON 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 DOLTON 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 DOLTON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 418 79.02
Black/African American 84 15.88
Native American/Alaskan 13 2.46
White (Hispanic) 9 1.7
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Mixed Race Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of DOLTON in historical publications

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

Similar names to DOLTON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as DOLTON.

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 DOLTON

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