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The LIGGINS surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 3,468 8723 0.001 13
United States (1880 census) 288 14733 0.001 6
Change since 1880 +3180 +6010 0 +7
Other Countries
Australia 107 13486 0.001 7
United Kingdom 808 6221 0.002 18
Top States for LIGGINS by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Texas 304 7498 0.001 15
Tennessee 267 3429 0.005 47
California 263 11755 0.001 8
Michigan 232 6420 0.002 23
Ohio 203 8050 0.002 18
Top States for LIGGINS by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Mississippi 145 2875 0.005 51
Washington DC 27 2687 0.005 47
Tennessee 267 3429 0.005 47
Oklahoma 90 5670 0.003 26
Missouri 145 6061 0.003 26

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

Classification and Origin of LIGGINS

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

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

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 206 5.94
Mixed Race 124 3.58
White (Hispanic) 93 2.68
Native American/Alaskan 17 0.49
Asian/Pacific 10 0.29
Black/African American 3,018 87.02

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

Meaning of LIGGINS in historical publications

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

Similar names to LIGGINS

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as LIGGINS.

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 LIGGINS

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