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The OLSSON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 2,476 11628 0.001 9
United States (1880 census) 153 23325 0.000 3
Change since 1880 +2323 +11697 +0.001 +6
Other Countries
Australia 593 2733 0.004 36
United Kingdom 0 0
Top States for OLSSON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 335 7566 0.001 10
Florida 183 9493 0.001 11
Massachusetts 160 4921 0.003 25
Illinois 147 8347 0.001 12
New York 140 12646 0.001 7
Top States for OLSSON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Maine 43 3956 0.003 34
New Hampshire 33 4669 0.003 27
Montana 23 5908 0.003 25
Massachusetts 160 4921 0.003 25
Minnesota 106 6527 0.002 22

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

Classification and Origin of OLSSON

Region of origin: Europe

Country of origin: Sweden

Language of origin: Swedish

Ethnic origin: Scandinavian

Religious origin: Christian

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

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 59 2.38
Mixed Race 34 1.37
Asian/Pacific 24 0.97
Black/African American 7 0.28
Native American/Alaskan 5 0.2
White (Caucasian) 2,347 94.79

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

Meaning of OLSSON in historical publications

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

Similar names to OLSSON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as OLSSON.

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 OLSSON

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