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The EDSON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 3,911 7851 0.001 14
United States (1880 census) 2,144 2812 0.004 43
Change since 1880 +1767 -5039 -0.003 -29
Other Countries
Australia 225 6762 0.001 14
United Kingdom 439 9746 0.001 10
Top States for EDSON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 455 6089 0.001 13
New York 251 7633 0.001 13
Michigan 223 5357 0.002 22
Massachusetts 220 3879 0.003 35
Florida 215 8651 0.001 13
Top States for EDSON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Vermont 140 701 0.023 230
New Hampshire 88 2158 0.007 71
Idaho 56 3254 0.004 43
Maine 54 3501 0.004 42
Nebraska 69 3514 0.004 40


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

Classification and Origin of EDSON

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From name of parent

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the EDSON 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 EDSON 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 EDSON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 63 1.61
Mixed Race 50 1.28
Black/African American 45 1.15
Asian/Pacific 28 0.72
Native American/Alaskan 26 0.66
White (Caucasian) 3,699 94.58

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

Meaning of EDSON in historical publications

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

Similar names to EDSON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as EDSON.

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 EDSON

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