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The GAYNOR surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 6,121 5238 0.002 23
United States (1880 census) 1,242 4546 0.002 25
Change since 1880 +4879 -692 0 -2
Other Countries
Australia 416 3789 0.003 25
United Kingdom 1,212 4474 0.003 26
Top States for GAYNOR by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
New York 669 2923 0.004 35
California 587 4961 0.002 17
Florida 525 3949 0.003 33
New Jersey 416 2289 0.005 49
Illinois 373 3520 0.003 30
Top States for GAYNOR by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Rhode Island 62 2644 0.006 59
Connecticut 187 2425 0.005 55
Delaware 40 3464 0.005 51
New Jersey 416 2289 0.005 49
New Hampshire 61 3007 0.005 49


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

Classification and Origin of GAYNOR

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From given name or forename

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

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 98 1.6
Mixed Race 82 1.34
Asian/Pacific 37 0.6
Native American/Alaskan 5 0.08
White (Caucasian) 4,872 79.59
Black/African American 1,027 16.78

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

Meaning of GAYNOR in historical publications

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

Similar names to GAYNOR

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as GAYNOR.

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 GAYNOR

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