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The PHILLIS surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,063 22570 0.000 4
United States (1880 census) 223 17767 0.000 4
Change since 1880 +840 -4803 0 0
Other Countries
Australia 596 2714 0.004 36
United Kingdom 333 11874 0.001 7
Top States for PHILLIS by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Ohio 262 5942 0.002 23
Pennsylvania 135 12292 0.001 11
Illinois 108 13845 0.001 9
California 66 36736 0.000 2
Colorado 45 13074 0.001 10
Top States for PHILLIS by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Ohio 262 5942 0.002 23
Pennsylvania 135 12292 0.001 11
Colorado 45 13074 0.001 10
Oregon 34 13985 0.001 10
Kansas 26 13335 0.001 10

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

Classification and Origin of PHILLIS

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Diminutive

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

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 928 87.3
Black/African American 102 9.6
White (Hispanic) 18 1.69
Mixed Race 10 0.94
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 PHILLIS surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of PHILLIS in historical publications

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

Similar names to PHILLIS

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as PHILLIS.

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 PHILLIS

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