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The GOLDING surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 5,064 6221 0.002 19
United States (1880 census) 1,708 3432 0.003 34
Change since 1880 +3356 -2789 -0.001 -15
Other Countries
Australia 1,828 887 0.011 112
United Kingdom 6,822 922 0.015 149
Top States for GOLDING by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 574 5089 0.002 17
New York 570 3474 0.003 30
Florida 459 4532 0.003 29
Texas 284 6885 0.001 14
North Carolina 249 3922 0.003 31
Top States for GOLDING by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Utah 159 1919 0.007 71
Maine 90 2455 0.007 71
Rhode Island 57 2894 0.005 54
Connecticut 112 4171 0.003 33
North Carolina 249 3922 0.003 31


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

Classification and Origin of GOLDING

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Location or Geographical Feature

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

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 784 15.48
Mixed Race 84 1.66
White (Hispanic) 81 1.6
Native American/Alaskan 59 1.17
Asian/Pacific 36 0.71
White (Caucasian) 4,020 79.38

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

Meaning of GOLDING in historical publications

GOLDING. See Gold.

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 GOLDING

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as GOLDING.

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 GOLDING

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