Surname statistics for Nash

There are approximately 34,621 people named Nash in the UK. That makes it the 266th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 548 are named Nash.

Frequency Comparisons
TotalRankFrequency %Per million people
Great Britain
United Kingdom (current)34621266N/A548
United Kingdom (1881 census)138082960.046461
Change since 1881+20813+30+0.009+87
Other Countries
United States51021601N/A189


People with the surname Nash are about as likely to be politicians as the average member of the population. When they do become politicians, they are most likely to be elected as Labour.

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

  1. Labour (5)
  2. Conservative (4)
  3. Liberal Democrat (2)
  4. Independent (1)
More stats for the politics nerds!

Top male forenames

David Nash
Paul Nash
John Nash
Michael Nash
Peter Nash
Richard Nash
Andrew Nash
Robert Nash
Christopher Nash
James Nash
Stephen Nash
Mark Nash
Ian Nash
Philip Nash
Simon Nash
Graham Nash
Steven Nash
Anthony Nash
Jonathan Nash
Daniel Nash

Top female forenames

Susan Nash
Jacqueline Nash
Sarah Nash
Mary Nash
Patricia Nash
Elizabeth Nash
Karen Nash
Helen Nash
Carol Nash
Wendy Nash
Gillian Nash
Margaret Nash
Louise Nash
Janet Nash
Lisa Nash
Caroline Nash
Ann Nash
Christine Nash
Catherine Nash
Linda Nash


  • 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.