Surname statistics for Baines

There are approximately 13,274 people named Baines in the UK. That makes it the 769th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 210 are named Baines.

Frequency Comparisons
TotalRankFrequency %Per million people
Great Britain
United Kingdom (current)13274769N/A210
United Kingdom (1881 census)57347730.019191
Change since 1881+7540+4+0.002+19
Other Countries
United States57025586N/A21


People with the surname Baines are less likely to be politicians than the average member of the population. When they do become politicians, they are most likely to be elected as Conservative.

As of the most recent set of elections, the political parties represented by politicians called Baines are:

  1. Conservative (2)
  2. Labour (1)
More stats for the politics nerds!

Top male forenames

David Baines
John Baines
Paul Baines
Michael Baines
Andrew Baines
Peter Baines
Richard Baines
Stephen Baines
Robert Baines
Christopher Baines
Mark Baines
Anthony Baines
Nicholas Baines
Philip Baines
Simon Baines
Ian Baines
Colin Baines
Martin Baines
Gary Baines
Thomas Baines

Top female forenames

Susan Baines
Elizabeth Baines
Julie Baines
Margaret Baines
Sarah Baines
Janet Baines
Joanne Baines
Karen Baines
Helen Baines
Catherine Baines
Christine Baines
Carol Baines
Mary Baines
Linda Baines
Caroline Baines
Jane Baines
Sharon Baines
Laura Baines
Sandra Baines
Nicola Baines


  • Total is the total number of people with that surname.
  • Rank is the position in the list of names ordered by total (eg, a rank of 1 means that it's the most common name, and a rank of 10 means it's the tenth most common, etc).
  • Frequency is the percentage of people with that surname.
  • Per million people is the number of people with that surname per million of the population.

All of these are approximate figures, and the current figures especially so. The 1881 census figures are correct for what was recorded on the census, but we don't really know how accurate it was. At least, though the 1881 figures won't change, as it's a snapshot of a point in time. The current figures, by contrast, are variable according to births, deaths, migration and marriages, so the values shown here are only a best approximation to whatever was the case when the underlying data was collated and will not be the same as whatever the values are right now.

'N/A' indicates that we don't have data for this name in that country or time (usually because it's quite uncommon there and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one there 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!

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 UK as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.