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The MCCARLEY surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 4,002 7666 0.001 15
United States (1880 census) 68 41214 0.000 1
Change since 1880 +3934 +33548 +0.001 +14
Other Countries
Australia 34 34261 0.000 2
United Kingdom 93 24328 0.000 2
Top States for MCCARLEY by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 718 1076 0.016 161
Texas 675 3494 0.003 32
California 308 8940 0.001 9
Tennessee 210 3645 0.004 37
South Carolina 195 2989 0.005 49
Top States for MCCARLEY by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 718 1076 0.016 161
Arkansas 137 2641 0.005 51
South Carolina 195 2989 0.005 49
Oklahoma 135 3499 0.004 39
Tennessee 210 3645 0.004 37

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

Classification and Origin of MCCARLEY

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: Ireland

Language of origin: Gaelic

Ethnic origin: Celtic

Religious origin: Christian

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

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 295 7.37
Mixed Race 63 1.57
White (Hispanic) 47 1.17
Native American/Alaskan 21 0.52
Asian/Pacific 17 0.42
White (Caucasian) 3,559 88.93

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

Meaning of MCCARLEY in historical publications

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

Similar names to MCCARLEY

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as MCCARLEY.

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 MCCARLEY

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