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The HOLDAWAY surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,014 23391 0.000 4
United States (1880 census) 72 38891 0.000 1
Change since 1880 +942 +15500 0 +3
Other Countries
Australia 95 14841 0.001 6
United Kingdom 834 6075 0.002 18
Top States for HOLDAWAY by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Utah 295 767 0.013 132
California 119 15690 0.000 4
Virginia 92 6236 0.001 13
North Carolina 50 9444 0.001 6
Texas 36 27234 0.000 2
Top States for HOLDAWAY by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Utah 295 767 0.013 132
Wyoming 12 4323 0.002 24
Idaho 24 5888 0.002 19
Virginia 92 6236 0.001 13
Montana 10 11296 0.001 11

Notes

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

Classification and Origin of HOLDAWAY

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 HOLDAWAY 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 HOLDAWAY 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 HOLDAWAY in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 978 96.45
Mixed Race 13 1.28
Asian/Pacific 8 0.79
White (Hispanic) 8 0.79
Black/African American Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of HOLDAWAY in historical publications

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

Similar names to HOLDAWAY

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HOLDAWAY.

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 HOLDAWAY

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