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The GELDER surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 452 44738 0.000 2
United States (1880 census) 183 20586 0.000 4
Change since 1880 +269 -24152 0 -2
Other Countries
Australia 68 19933 0.000 4
United Kingdom 1,183 4584 0.003 26
Top States for GELDER by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
New York 68 23200 0.000 4
Michigan 36 29258 0.000 4
Florida 35 36939 0.000 2
Washington 34 17634 0.001 6
Pennsylvania 25 45529 0.000 2
Top States for GELDER by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Montana 6 18750 0.001 7
Vermont 4 16190 0.001 7
Iowa 18 19390 0.001 6
Washington 34 17634 0.001 6
New Mexico 10 12174 0.001 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 GELDER live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called GELDER represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called GELDER in New York than any other state, but you are more likely to find a GELDER by picking someone at random in Montana than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of GELDER

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Occupational Name

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

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 442 97.79
Asian/Pacific 6 1.33
Black/African American Less than 100 Insignificant
Mixed Race Less than 100 0
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 GELDER surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of GELDER in historical publications

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

Similar names to GELDER

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as GELDER.

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 GELDER

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