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The FEARON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,607 16471 0.001 6
United States (1880 census) 207 18843 0.000 4
Change since 1880 +1400 +2372 +0.001 +2
Other Countries
Australia 120 12137 0.001 7
United Kingdom 2,574 2396 0.006 56
Top States for FEARON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
New York 296 5927 0.002 16
Florida 216 7997 0.001 14
New Jersey 166 5281 0.002 20
California 99 21140 0.000 3
Maine 93 2175 0.007 73
Top States for FEARON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Maine 93 2175 0.007 73
Connecticut 79 5208 0.002 23
New Jersey 166 5281 0.002 20
New Hampshire 24 5929 0.002 19
New York 296 5927 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 FEARON live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called FEARON represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called FEARON in New York than any other state, but you are more likely to find a FEARON by picking someone at random in Maine than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of FEARON

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

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

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 506 31.49
Mixed Race 32 1.99
White (Hispanic) 26 1.62
Asian/Pacific 9 0.56
Native American/Alaskan 8 0.5
White (Caucasian) 1,026 63.85

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

Meaning of FEARON in historical publications

FEARON. Feron, anciently Le Feron, Le Feyron, (H.R.) A name still well known in Noi-mandy: derived by M. de Geiwille from the same source as Ferrier — viz., from fcr,fcrri(m — a worker in iron. Mem. Soc. Ant. Norm., IS-t-l. There are horse-shoes in the arms of one family of this name.

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 FEARON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as FEARON.

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 FEARON

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