Surname statistics for Hemming

There are approximately 5,647 people named Hemming in the UK. That makes it the 1,843rd most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 89 are named Hemming.

Frequency Comparisons
TotalRankFrequency %Per million people
Great Britain
United Kingdom (current)56471843N/A89
United Kingdom (1881 census)265116830.00989
Change since 1881+2996-16000
Other Countries
United States177415225N/A7


People with the surname Hemming are slightly more likely to be politicians than the average member of the population. When they do become politicians, they are most likely to be elected as Liberal Democrat.

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

  1. Liberal Democrat (2)
More stats for the politics nerds!

Top male forenames

John Hemming
David Hemming
Michael Hemming
Richard Hemming
Mark Hemming
Paul Hemming
Stephen Hemming
Andrew Hemming
Nigel Hemming
Anthony Hemming
Robert Hemming
James Hemming
Simon Hemming
Keith Hemming
Christopher Hemming
Ian Hemming
Nicholas Hemming
Philip Hemming
Peter Hemming
Neil Hemming

Top female forenames

Jennifer Hemming
Deborah Hemming
Claire Hemming
Sally Hemming
Anne Hemming
Sarah Hemming
Susan Hemming
Sara Hemming
Christine Hemming
Karen Hemming
Jayne Hemming
Vivienne Hemming
Kathryn Hemming
Lesley Hemming
Stephanie Hemming
Julie Hemming
Pamela Hemming
Linda Hemming
Kirsty Hemming
Ann Hemming


  • 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.