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The GLEASON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 25,007 1293 0.009 93
United States (1880 census) 11,383 527 0.023 228
Change since 1880 +13624 -766 -0.014 -135
Other Countries
Australia 21 49617 0.000 1
United Kingdom 101 23827 0.000 2
Top States for GLEASON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
New York 2,495 659 0.013 131
California 2,028 1598 0.006 60
Florida 1,410 1446 0.009 88
Michigan 1,346 753 0.014 135
Illinois 1,318 906 0.011 106
Top States for GLEASON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Vermont 168 554 0.028 276
Massachusetts 1,271 659 0.020 200
New Hampshire 245 764 0.020 198
Maine 250 1010 0.020 196
Nebraska 280 566 0.016 164


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

Classification and Origin of GLEASON

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 GLEASON 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 GLEASON 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 GLEASON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 428 1.71
White (Hispanic) 413 1.65
Mixed Race 355 1.42
Native American/Alaskan 263 1.05
Asian/Pacific 133 0.53
White (Caucasian) 23,419 93.65

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

Meaning of GLEASON in historical publications

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

Similar names to GLEASON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as GLEASON.

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 GLEASON

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