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The SIMPKINS surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 11,237 2940 0.004 42
United States (1880 census) 2,513 2419 0.005 50
Change since 1880 +8724 -521 -0.001 -8
Other Countries
Australia 251 6139 0.002 15
United Kingdom 1,822 3194 0.004 40
Top States for SIMPKINS by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Virginia 964 988 0.014 136
Florida 892 2424 0.006 56
Ohio 791 1829 0.007 70
California 662 4588 0.002 20
New Jersey 649 1464 0.008 77
Top States for SIMPKINS by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
West Virginia 490 581 0.027 271
South Carolina 620 1123 0.015 155
Washington DC 82 852 0.014 143
Virginia 964 988 0.014 136
Maryland 421 1557 0.008 79


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

Classification and Origin of SIMPKINS

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From name of parent

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

Classification Total Percent
Mixed Race 198 1.76
White (Hispanic) 119 1.06
Asian/Pacific 27 0.24
Native American/Alaskan 22 0.2
White (Caucasian) 7,498 66.73
Black/African American 3,371 30

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

Meaning of SIMPKINS in historical publications

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

Similar names to SIMPKINS

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as SIMPKINS.

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 SIMPKINS

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