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The LANGTON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 2,261 12566 0.001 8
United States (1880 census) 594 8405 0.001 12
Change since 1880 +1667 -4161 0 -4
Other Countries
Australia 666 2423 0.004 41
United Kingdom 3,479 1798 0.008 76
Top States for LANGTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 203 12485 0.001 6
Michigan 180 6929 0.002 18
New York 178 10866 0.001 9
Florida 151 12031 0.001 9
Massachusetts 147 5655 0.002 23
Top States for LANGTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Rhode Island 53 3081 0.005 51
North Dakota 28 4075 0.004 44
Utah 78 3517 0.003 35
Montana 22 6551 0.002 24
New Hampshire 30 5389 0.002 24


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

Classification and Origin of LANGTON

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 LANGTON 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 LANGTON 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 LANGTON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 40 1.77
Mixed Race 32 1.42
Black/African American 31 1.37
Native American/Alaskan 14 0.62
Asian/Pacific 10 0.44
White (Caucasian) 2,134 94.38

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

Meaning of LANGTON in historical publications

(origin: Local) The long hill or town, so called from its oblong form.

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

Similar names to LANGTON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as LANGTON.

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 LANGTON

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