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The MEGGS surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,020 23300 0.000 4
United States (1880 census) 259 15933 0.001 5
Change since 1880 +761 -7367 -0.001 -1
Other Countries
Australia 125 11708 0.001 8
United Kingdom 191 16945 0.000 4
Top States for MEGGS by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Alabama 138 3761 0.003 31
South Carolina 127 3736 0.003 32
North Carolina 120 5966 0.001 15
Tennessee 110 5321 0.002 19
Louisiana 72 6399 0.002 16
Top States for MEGGS by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
South Carolina 127 3736 0.003 32
Alabama 138 3761 0.003 31
Tennessee 110 5321 0.002 19
Mississippi 50 4937 0.002 18
Louisiana 72 6399 0.002 16

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

Classification and Origin of MEGGS

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From name of parent

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

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 761 74.61
Black/African American 224 21.96
White (Hispanic) 14 1.37
Mixed Race 13 1.27
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of MEGGS in historical publications

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

Similar names to MEGGS

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as MEGGS.

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 MEGGS

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