Surname distribution maps for Samson

There are approximately 4,114 people named Samson in the UK. That makes it the 2,530th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 65 are named Samson.

Samson in the 1881 Census

Samson in the 21st Century

The maps, if available, show both where there are more people named Samson 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 Samson.

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

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