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The HAYFORD surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,256 19813 0.000 5
United States (1880 census) 520 9347 0.001 10
Change since 1880 +736 -10466 -0.001 -5
Other Countries
Australia 36 33325 0.000 2
United Kingdom 176 17783 0.000 4
Top States for HAYFORD by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Florida 89 17823 0.001 6
Washington 75 9034 0.001 13
California 69 29889 0.000 2
Michigan 69 16909 0.001 7
Pennsylvania 67 19745 0.001 5
Top States for HAYFORD by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Vermont 46 2139 0.008 76
Maine 56 3278 0.004 44
South Dakota 31 3812 0.004 41
New Hampshire 47 3533 0.004 38
Nebraska 36 7117 0.002 21


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

Classification and Origin of HAYFORD

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 HAYFORD 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 HAYFORD 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 HAYFORD in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 94 7.48
Mixed Race 21 1.67
White (Hispanic) 8 0.64
White (Caucasian) 1,122 89.33
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of HAYFORD in historical publications

Hay, an inclosure, and ford, a way--the road or way inclosed, or the way through the inclosure or park.

Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.

Similar names to HAYFORD

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HAYFORD.

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 HAYFORD

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