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The PEAL surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,391 18364 0.001 5
United States (1880 census) 835 6332 0.002 17
Change since 1880 +556 -12032 -0.001 -12
Other Countries
Australia 8 100784 0.000 0
United Kingdom 159 18811 0.000 3
Top States for PEAL by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Texas 124 13935 0.001 6
Florida 90 19991 0.001 6
California 80 30028 0.000 2
Virginia 74 9798 0.001 10
West Virginia 69 3234 0.004 38
Top States for PEAL by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
West Virginia 69 3234 0.004 38
Tennessee 61 8692 0.001 11
Virginia 74 9798 0.001 10
South Carolina 37 9790 0.001 9
Nebraska 15 17630 0.001 9

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

Classification and Origin of PEAL

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

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

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 274 19.7
White (Hispanic) 33 2.37
Mixed Race 23 1.65
White (Caucasian) 1,048 75.34
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 PEAL surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of PEAL in historical publications

PEAL. The same as Peel.

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 PEAL

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as PEAL.

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 PEAL

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