Surname distribution maps for Able

There are approximately 487 people named Able in the UK. That makes it the 10,569th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 8 are named Able.

Able in the 1881 Census

Able in the 21st Century

The maps, if available, show both where there are more people named Able and where they are most concentrated.

The distributions are shown by means of coloured dots centred on the various British counties. The dots relate to the county as a whole, not to any specific location within the county.

For the 1881 census, the counties used are those which existed at the time and were recorded on the census data. For the 21st century stats, the traditional or ceremonial counties are used in order to avoid distortions caused by unitary authority cities.

The darker the colour, the more people in that county are named Able.

The larger the dot, the greater the proportion of people in that county are named Able.

Hovering over the dots will give you the individual statistics for that county.