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The LOAN surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 695 31492 0.000 3
United States (1880 census) 257 16018 0.001 5
Change since 1880 +438 -15474 -0.001 -2
Other Countries
Australia 61 21771 0.000 4
United Kingdom 250 14327 0.001 5
Top States for LOAN by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Virginia 163 4855 0.002 23
Massachusetts 45 16638 0.001 7
California 41 50201 0.000 1
Illinois 41 31124 0.000 3
Iowa 39 11509 0.001 13
Top States for LOAN by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Virginia 163 4855 0.002 23
Iowa 39 11509 0.001 13
New Hampshire 15 10104 0.001 12
Alaska 7 15244 0.001 11
Massachusetts 45 16638 0.001 7

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

Classification and Origin of LOAN

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 LOAN 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 LOAN 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 LOAN in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 606 87.19
Asian/Pacific 51 7.34
Black/African American 14 2.01
Mixed Race 11 1.58
White (Hispanic) 8 1.15
Native American/Alaskan 5 0.72

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

Meaning of LOAN in historical publications

LOAN. A township in Durham.

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 LOAN

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as LOAN.

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 LOAN

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