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The HENG surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 2,873 10281 0.001 11
United States (1880 census) 55 47080 0.000 1
Change since 1880 +2818 +36799 +0.001 +10
Other Countries
Australia 401 3946 0.002 25
United Kingdom 87 24576 0.000 2
Top States for HENG by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 893 4296 0.003 26
Washington 233 4156 0.004 40
Massachusetts 190 5701 0.003 30
Nebraska 155 1800 0.009 91
Texas 150 13891 0.001 7
Top States for HENG by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Nebraska 155 1800 0.009 91
Washington 233 4156 0.004 40
Rhode Island 38 5400 0.004 36
Nevada 64 4835 0.003 32
Massachusetts 190 5701 0.003 30


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

Classification and Origin of HENG

Region of origin: Asia

Country of origin: China

Language of origin: Chinese

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the HENG 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.

Ethnic distribution of HENG in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 456 15.87
Mixed Race 167 5.81
White (Hispanic) 80 2.78
Black/African American 11 0.38
Native American/Alaskan 5 0.17
Asian/Pacific 2,154 74.97

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

Meaning of HENG in historical publications

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

Similar names to HENG

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HENG.

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 HENG

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