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The ECTON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 489 41859 0.000 2
United States (1880 census) 237 17009 0.000 5
Change since 1880 +252 -24850 0 -3
Other Countries
Australia 0 0
United Kingdom 0 0
Top States for ECTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Kentucky 70 5337 0.002 17
Missouri 49 12193 0.001 9
Kansas 46 6404 0.002 17
Maryland 39 12526 0.001 7
Texas 36 30531 0.000 2
Top States for ECTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Kentucky 70 5337 0.002 17
Kansas 46 6404 0.002 17
Missouri 49 12193 0.001 9
Maryland 39 12526 0.001 7
Washington DC 4 11380 0.001 7


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

Classification and Origin of ECTON

Sorry, we don't have any origin and classification information for the ECTON surname.

Ethnic distribution of ECTON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 417 85.28
Black/African American 65 13.29
Mixed Race 6 1.23
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 0
White (Hispanic) Less than 100 Insignificant

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

ECTON is a genuine surname, but it's an uncommon one. Did you possibly mean one of these instead?

Meaning of ECTON in historical publications

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

Similar names to ECTON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as ECTON.

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 ECTON

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