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The GOLDER surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,763 15299 0.001 6
United States (1880 census) 591 8435 0.001 12
Change since 1880 +1172 -6864 0 -6
Other Countries
Australia 297 5260 0.002 18
United Kingdom 1,193 4542 0.003 26
Top States for GOLDER by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
New York 155 12722 0.001 8
Pennsylvania 143 10814 0.001 12
California 129 19034 0.000 4
Florida 114 15662 0.001 7
Indiana 102 7445 0.002 17
Top States for GOLDER by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Delaware 31 4550 0.004 40
Maine 49 3876 0.004 38
South Dakota 17 8110 0.002 23
Montana 18 8307 0.002 20
Vermont 12 7213 0.002 20


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

Classification and Origin of GOLDER

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 GOLDER 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 GOLDER 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 GOLDER in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 251 14.24
Mixed Race 23 1.3
Asian/Pacific 14 0.79
White (Caucasian) 1,461 82.87
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant
White (Hispanic) Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of GOLDER in historical publications

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

Similar names to GOLDER

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as GOLDER.

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 GOLDER

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