Frequency and Distribution

Census Analysis

Scotland

Distribution of RETTIE by County in 1841 Census

Distribution of RETTIE by County in 1841 Census

  • Total number of entries for the surname RETTIE in 1841 Census = 138
  • Most populous County in 1841 Census = Aberdeenshire (115 people)
  • Number of different Counties represented = 6
  • Number of Counties with more than a dozen people in 1841 Census = 1 (Aberdeenshire)
  • 138 people with RETTIE surname in total 1841 population of 2,620,000 = 0.005%

No real surprises here. Although the name RETTIE originates from Banffshire, most of the people live in neighbouring Aberdeenshire.

England

In the England, Wales and Isle of Mann Census for 2002, the surname RETTIE was ranked =28,353 with 128 people.
Source: Office of National Statistics

  • Total number of entries for the surname RETTIE in England Census 1841-1911 = 98
  • Most populous County in any given Census = London (12 people)
  • Number of different Counties represented = 12
  • Number of Counties with more than a dozen people in any given Census = 0
  • 35 people with RETTIE surname in total 1901 population* of 32,527,843 = 0.0001%

England Census Analysis

England Census Analysis


* – England and Wales population.
No RETTIE is recorded as having lived in Wales, Isle of Man or Channel Islands.
There are 3 RETTIE soldiers recorded as ‘Overseas military’ in 1911 Census – all in India.

Canada

  • Total number of entries for the surname RETTIE in Canada Census 1851-1891 = 83
  • Most populous Province in any given Census = Ontario in 1891 (18 people)
  • Number of different Provinces represented = 3
  • Number of Provinces with more than a dozen people in any given Census = 2 (Ontario and Nova Scotia)
  • 34 people with RETTIE surname in total 1891 population of 4,800,000 = 0.0007%
Canada Census: Analysis by Year

Canada Census: Analysis by Year

U.S.A.

In the United States Census for 2000, the surname RETTIE was ranked =111,119 with 147 people, 91.84% of whom were classed as White and 5.44% as Black.
Source: United States Census Bureau

  • Total number of entries for the surname RETTIE in United States Census 1810-1930 = 320
  • Most populous State in any given Census = New York in 1930 (34 people)
  • Number of different States represented = 29
  • Number of States with more than a dozen people in any given Census = 3 (New York, Illinois, Texas)
  • 104 people with RETTIE surname in total 1930 population of 122,775,046 = 0.00008%
United States Census: Analysis by Year

United States Census: Analysis by Year

United States Census for 1930: Analysis by State

United States Census for 1930: Analysis by State

One thought on “Frequency and Distribution

  1. ANR

    Interesting! I know for sure that there are now Retties living in at least 6 Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia

    Reply

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