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The ORMISTON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,013 23411 0.000 4
United States (1880 census) 209 18677 0.000 4
Change since 1880 +804 -4734 0 0
Other Countries
Australia 125 11716 0.001 8
United Kingdom 791 6324 0.002 17
Top States for ORMISTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Washington 104 6669 0.002 18
California 102 21589 0.000 3
Ohio 93 13214 0.001 8
New York 73 23935 0.000 4
Texas 55 23514 0.000 3
Top States for ORMISTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
North Dakota 30 3591 0.005 47
Washington 104 6669 0.002 18
Kansas 30 10276 0.001 11
Oklahoma 34 10246 0.001 10
Montana 8 17216 0.001 9


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

Classification and Origin of ORMISTON

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: Scotland

Language of origin: Gaelic

Ethnic origin: Celtic

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Location or Geographical Feature

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

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 988 97.53
Mixed Race 9 0.89
Asian/Pacific 8 0.79
Black/African American Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 0
White (Hispanic) Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of ORMISTON in historical publications

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

Similar names to ORMISTON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as ORMISTON.

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 ORMISTON

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