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The OVINGTON surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 245 73659 0.000 1
United States (1880 census) 92 33331 0.000 2
Change since 1880 +153 -40328 0 -1
Other Countries
Australia 95 14941 0.001 6
United Kingdom 410 10253 0.001 9
Top States for OVINGTON by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Illinois 25 49232 0.000 2
Pennsylvania 24 53755 0.000 2
Michigan 21 53753 0.000 2
Ohio 20 54210 0.000 2
Kentucky 18 14470 0.000 4
Top States for OVINGTON by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Maine 16 8857 0.001 13
Kentucky 18 14470 0.000 4
Maryland 18 26585 0.000 3
Kansas 7 32856 0.000 3
Michigan 21 53753 0.000 2

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

Classification and Origin of OVINGTON

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 OVINGTON 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 OVINGTON 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 OVINGTON in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 239 97.55
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Black/African American Less than 100 Insignificant
Mixed Race Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan None reported 0
White (Hispanic) Less than 100 Insignificant

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

Meaning of OVINGTON in historical publications

OVINGTON. Parishes, &c.,in cos. Essex, Norfolk, Northumberland, and Southampton.

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 OVINGTON

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as OVINGTON.

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 OVINGTON

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