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The HOLAWAY surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 470 43290 0.000 2
United States (1880 census) 761 6863 0.002 15
Change since 1880 -291 -36427 -0.002 -13
Other Countries
Australia 0 0
United Kingdom 0 0
Top States for HOLAWAY by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 122 4446 0.003 27
Indiana 50 14166 0.001 8
Florida 36 43492 0.000 2
Louisiana 36 12253 0.001 8
Illinois 33 40528 0.000 3
Top States for HOLAWAY by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 122 4446 0.003 27
Arkansas 24 10268 0.001 9
Indiana 50 14166 0.001 8
Louisiana 36 12253 0.001 8
Arizona 24 23042 0.000 5


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

Classification and Origin of HOLAWAY

Sorry, we don't have any origin and classification information for the HOLAWAY surname.

Ethnic distribution of HOLAWAY in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 461 98.09
Black/African American 6 1.28
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Mixed Race Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 0
White (Hispanic) Less than 100 Insignificant

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

HOLAWAY is a genuine surname, but it's an uncommon one. Did you possibly mean one of these instead?

Meaning of HOLAWAY in historical publications

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

Similar names to HOLAWAY

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HOLAWAY.

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 HOLAWAY

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