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Surname file on Demographic research

by Roberta Estes

 

Colonist Surname Census Frequency in the UK

The following names in bold are the surnames also found among the Lumbee per Hamilton McMillan in his 1888 book, "The Lost Colony".

List Order

Surname

Rank Order 1881

Rank Order 1998

White

14

16

Baily

2306

7251

Dare

3406

3221

Cooper

30

31

Stevens

104

100

Sampson

911

949

Harvie

3782

5127

Harvey

103

105

Prat

Na

Na

Pratt

225

356

Howe

388

337

Johnson

12

10

Warner

421

376

Cage

16673

11630

Willes

8705

22625

Brown

4

4

Browne

844

297

Myllet

12490

25553

Millett

3442

2742

Smith

1

1

Kemme

Na

Na

Harris

28

22

Taverner

6138

7424

Clement

1474

1901

Little

283

304

Tayler

2648

5104

Taylor

5

5

Jones

2

2

Brooks

109

121

Bright

732

839

Sole

5087

5906

Cotsmuir

Na

Na

Newton

149

176

Colman

1623

2332

Coleman

287

216

Gramme

Na

Na

Graeme

Na

Na

Graham

90

76

Bennet

1084

4745

Bennett

62

51

Gibbes

Na

Na

Gibbs

286

299

Stilman

Na

Na

Stillman

9529

10713

Earnest

Na

Na

Ernest

18000

17040

Starte

Na

Na

Start

5240

6261

Darige

Na

Na

Daridge

Na

Na

Lucas

303

306

Archard

9603

11146

Nichols

450

671

Nicholes

Na

Na

Phevens

Na

Na

Borden

Na

Na

Bordon

Na

Na

Wilkinson

64

74

Tydway

Na

Na

Viccars

10918

15711

English

812

730

Topan

Na

Na

Berry

145

164

Spendlove

7547

7287

Hemmington

Na

Na

Butler

108

97

Powell

82

80

Burdon

3871

3954

Burden

1178

1291

Junde

Na

Na

Ellis

68

72

Wright

16

13

Dutton

625

684

Allen

49

42

Waters

362

370

Arthur

638

869

Chapman

73

77

Lasie

Na

Na

Cheven

Na

Na

Hewett

1341

2137

Berde

Na

Na

Wildye

Na

Na

Wildie

Na

Na

Wilde

1008

850

Wotton

4545

5613

Bishop

183

195

Rufotte

Na

Na

Rufoote

Na

Na

Tomkins

1508

1537

Dorrell

6434

6615

Florrie

Na

Na

Mylton

Na

Na

Milton

1114

1061

Paine

1136

1649

Scot

Na

Na

Scott

26

30

Wyles

4852

5044

Martin

29

24

Pattenson

Na

Na

Sutton

197

204

Farre

Na

Na

Bridger

1745

2270

Bridgers

Na

Na

Shabedge

Na

Na

Shaberge

Na

na

Shaberdge

Na

Na

Wood

13

21

Glane

Na

Na

Pierce

989

1260

Tappen

Na

Na

Charman

2517

2408

Merimoth

Na

Na

Lawrence

194

126

Warren

195

203

Mannering

6832

7110

Payne

126

115

Humphrey

549

639

Smart

304

311

Wythers

Na

Na

Withers

933

1082

 

Alpha Order

Surname

Rank Order 1881

Rank Order 1998

Allen

49

42

Archard

9603

11146

Arthur

638

869

Baily

2306

7251

Bennet

1084

4745

Bennett

62

51

Berde

Na

Na

Berry

145

164

Bishop

183

195

Borden

Na

Na

Bordon

Na

Na

Bridger

1745

2270

Bridgers

Na

Na

Bright

732

839

Brooks

109

121

Brown

4

4

Browne

844

297

Burden

1178

1291

Burdon

3871

3954

Butler

108

97

Cage

16673

11630

Chapman

73

77

Charman

2517

2408

Cheven

Na

Na

Clement

1474

1901

Coleman

287

216

Colman

1623

2332

Cooper

30

31

Cotsmuir

Na

Na

Dare

3406

3221

Daridge

Na

Na

Darige

Na

Na

Dorrell

6434

6615

Dutton

625

684

Earnest

Na

Na

Ellis

68

72

English

812

730

Ernest

18000

17040

Farre

Na

Na

Florrie

Na

Na

Gibbes

Na

Na

Gibbs

286

299

Glane

Na

Na

Graeme

Na

Na

Graham

90

76

Gramme

Na

Na

Harris

28

22

Harvey

103

105

Harvie

3782

5127

Hemmington

Na

Na

Hewett

1341

2137

Howe

388

337

Humphrey

549

639

Johnson

12

10

Jones

2

2

Junde

Na

Na

Kemme

Na

Na

Lasie

Na

Na

Lawrence

194

126

Little

283

304

Lucas

303

306

Mannering

6832

7110

Martin

29

24

Merimoth

Na

Na

Millett

3442

2742

Milton

1114

1061

Myllet

12490

25553

Mylton

Na

Na

Newton

149

176

Nicholes

Na

Na

Nichols

450

671

Paine

1136

1649

Pattenson

Na

Na

Payne

126

115

Phevens

Na

Na

Pierce

989

1260

Powell

82

80

Prat

Na

Na

Pratt

225

356

Rufoote

Na

Na

Rufotte

Na

Na

Sampson

911

949

Scot

Na

Na

Scott

26

30

Shabedge

Na

Na

Shaberdge

Na

Na

Shaberge

Na

na

Smart

304

311

Smith

1

1

Sole

5087

5906

Spendlove

7547

7287

Start

5240

6261

Starte

Na

Na

Stevens

104

100

Stillman

9529

10713

Stilman

Na

Na

Sutton

197

204

Tappen

Na

Na

Taverner

6138

7424

Tayler

2648

5104

Taylor

5

5

Tomkins

1508

1537

Topan

Na

Na

Tydway

Na

Na

Viccars

10918

15711

Warner

421

376

Warren

195

203

Waters

362

370

White

14

16

Wilde

1008

850

Wildie

Na

Na

Wildye

Na

Na

Wilkinson

64

74

Willes

8705

22625

Withers

933

1082

Wood

13

21

Wotton

4545

5613

Wright

16

13

Wyles

4852

5044

Wythers

Na

Na

 

1881 Order - Least Frequent to Most Frequent

Surname

Rank Order 1881

Rank Order 1998

Berde

Na

Na

Borden

Na

Na

Bordon

Na

Na

Bridgers

Na

Na

Cheven

Na

Na

Cotsmuir

Na

Na

Daridge

Na

Na

Darige

Na

Na

Earnest

Na

Na

Farre

Na

Na

Florrie

Na

Na

Gibbes

Na

Na

Glane

Na

Na

Graeme

Na

Na

Gramme

Na

Na

Hemmington

Na

Na

Junde

Na

Na

Kemme

Na

Na

Lasie

Na

Na

Merimoth

Na

Na

Mylton

Na

Na

Nicholes

Na

Na

Pattenson

Na

Na

Phevens

Na

Na

Prat

Na

Na

Rufoote

Na

Na

Rufotte

Na

Na

Scot

Na

Na

Shabedge

Na

Na

Shaberdge

Na

Na

Shaberge

Na

na

Starte

Na

Na

Stilman

Na

Na

Tappen

Na

Na

Topan

Na

Na

Tydway

Na

Na

Wildie

Na

Na

Wildye

Na

Na

Wythers

Na

Na

Ernest

18000

17040

Cage

16673

11630

Myllet

12490

25553

Viccars

10918

15711

Archard

9603

11146

Stillman

9529

10713

Willes

8705

22625

Spendlove

7547

7287

Mannering

6832

7110

Dorrell

6434

6615

Taverner

6138

7424

Start

5240

6261

Sole

5087

5906

Wyles

4852

5044

Wotton

4545

5613

Burdon

3871

3954

Harvie

3782

5127

Millett

3442

2742

Dare

3406

3221

Tayler

2648

5104

Charman

2517

2408

Baily

2306

7251

Bridger

1745

2270

Colman

1623

2332

Tomkins

1508

1537

Clement

1474

1901

Hewett

1341

2137

Burden

1178

1291

Paine

1136

1649

Milton

1114

1061

Bennet

1084

4745

Wilde

1008

850

Pierce

989

1260

Withers

933

1082

Sampson

911

949

Browne

844

297

English

812

730

Bright

732

839

Arthur

638

869

Dutton

625

684

Humphrey

549

639

Nichols

450

671

Warner

421

376

Howe

388

337

Waters

362

370

Smart

304

311

Lucas

303

306

Coleman

287

216

Gibbs

286

299

Little

283

304

Pratt

225

356

Sutton

197

204

Warren

195

203

Lawrence

194

126

Bishop

183

195

Newton

149

176

Berry

145

164

Payne

126

115

Brooks

109

121

Butler

108

97

Stevens

104

100

Harvey

103

105

Graham

90

76

Powell

82

80

Chapman

73

77

Ellis

68

72

Wilkinson

64

74

Bennett

62

51

Allen

49

42

Cooper

30

31

Martin

29

24

Harris

28

22

Scott

26

30

Wright

16

13

White

14

16

Wood

13

21

Johnson

12

10

Taylor

5

5

Brown

4

4

Jones

2

2

Smith

1

1

 

1998 Order - Least Frequent to Most Frequent

Surname

Rank Order 1881

Rank Order 1998

Berde

Na

Na

Borden

Na

Na

Bordon

Na

Na

Bridgers

Na

Na

Cheven

Na

Na

Cotsmuir

Na

Na

Daridge

Na

Na

Darige

Na

Na

Earnest

Na

Na

Farre

Na

Na

Florrie

Na

Na

Gibbes

Na

Na

Glane

Na

Na

Graeme

Na

Na

Gramme

Na

Na

Hemmington

Na

Na

Junde

Na

Na

Kemme

Na

Na

Lasie

Na

Na

Merimoth

Na

Na

Mylton

Na

Na

Nicholes

Na

Na

Pattenson

Na

Na

Phevens

Na

Na

Prat

Na

Na

Rufoote

Na

Na

Rufotte

Na

Na

Scot

Na

Na

Shabedge

Na

Na

Shaberdge

Na

Na

Shaberge

Na

na

Starte

Na

Na

Stilman

Na

Na

Tappen

Na

Na

Topan

Na

Na

Tydway

Na

Na

Wildie

Na

Na

Wildye

Na

Na

Wythers

Na

Na

Myllet

12490

25553

Willes

8705

22625

Ernest

18000

17040

Viccars

10918

15711

Cage

16673

11630

Archard

9603

11146

Stillman

9529

10713

Taverner

6138

7424

Spendlove

7547

7287

Baily

2306

7251

Mannering

6832

7110

Dorrell

6434

6615

Start

5240

6261

Sole

5087

5906

Wotton

4545

5613

Harvie

3782

5127

Tayler

2648

5104

Wyles

4852

5044

Bennet

1084

4745

Burdon

3871

3954

Dare

3406

3221

Millett

3442

2742

Charman

2517

2408

Colman

1623

2332

Bridger

1745

2270

Hewett

1341

2137

Clement

1474

1901

Paine

1136

1649

Tomkins

1508

1537

Burden

1178

1291

Pierce

989

1260

Withers

933

1082

Milton

1114

1061

Sampson

911

949

Arthur

638

869

Wilde

1008

850

Bright

732

839

English

812

730

Dutton

625

684

Nichols

450

671

Humphrey

549

639

Warner

421

376

Waters

362

370

Pratt

225

356

Howe

388

337

Smart

304

311

Lucas

303

306

Little

283

304

Gibbs

286

299

Browne

844

297

Coleman

287

216

Sutton

197

204

Warren

195

203

Bishop

183

195

Newton

149

176

Berry

145

164

Lawrence

194

126

Brooks

109

121

Payne

126

115

Harvey

103

105

Stevens

104

100

Butler

108

97

Powell

82

80

Chapman

73

77

Graham

90

76

Wilkinson

64

74

Ellis

68

72

Bennett

62

51

Allen

49

42

Cooper

30

31

Scott

26

30

Martin

29

24

Harris

28

22

Wood

13

21

White

14

16

Wright

16

13

Johnson

12

10

Taylor

5

5

Brown

4

4

Jones

2

2

Smith

1

1

 

 

 

 


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