Meaning Derived from the Old English 'coll,' meaning hill and 'ecg,' meaning rocky ridge or escarpment.
Origin English

Rank 10,253 (2000 US census) 9,723 (1990 US census)
Count 2,883 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 92.44%, or 2665 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 1.94%, or 56 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.69%, or 20 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 2.32%, or 67 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.08%, or 31 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.53%, or 44 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Scottish surnames

Scottish last names divide themselves into two classes: Highland and Lowland.
In very few instances the names were considered before the eleventh century. They became significantly better known only since the thirteen century.
Just like English and other last n...

Double-barrelled surnames

Can you lose your identity in a double-barrelled surname?

So, you are getting married and thinking about creating a double-barrel surname from yours and your future spouse’s surnames. Maybe there is another reason you want that type of surname. Somethin...

Most Popular Kazakh Baby Names

Below is the list of popular Kazakh first names in alphabetical order.

First girl baby names:

Адиль (Adil) Адия (Adiea) Ажар (Azhar) Айбала (Ajbala) Айбарша (Ajbarsha) Айбике (Ajbike) Айганша (Ajgansha) Айгуль (Ajgul) Аида (Aida) Айда...

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