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The JAMIESON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 7,164 4546 0.003 27
United States (1880 census) 808 6489 0.002 16
Change since 1880 +6356 +1943 +0.001 +11
Other Countries
Australia 3,861 382 0.024 236
United Kingdom 11,037 541 0.024 240
Top States for JAMIESON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 675 4135 0.002 20
Florida 555 3487 0.003 35
New York 553 3304 0.003 29
Michigan 443 2447 0.004 45
Massachusetts 357 2357 0.006 56
Top States for JAMIESON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Vermont 77 1349 0.013 126
Maine 115 1883 0.009 90
Rhode Island 59 2609 0.006 56
Massachusetts 357 2357 0.006 56
Alaska 35 2330 0.006 56


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

Classification and Origin of JAMIESON

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: Scotland

Language of origin: Gaelic

Ethnic origin: Celtic

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From given name or forename

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

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 389 5.43
White (Hispanic) 149 2.08
Mixed Race 125 1.74
Native American/Alaskan 84 1.17
Asian/Pacific 51 0.71
White (Caucasian) 6,366 88.86

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

Meaning of JAMIESON in historical publications

JAMIESON. The Scottish form of Jameson.

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 JAMIESON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as JAMIESON.

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 JAMIESON

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