- Total is the total number of people with that surname.
- 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.
There are approximately 13,736 people named Cotton in the UK. That makes it the 743rd most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 217 are named Cotton.
|Total||Rank||Frequency %||Per million people|
|United Kingdom (current)||13736||743||N/A||217|
|United Kingdom (1881 census)||7149||591||0.024||239|
|Change since 1881||+6587||-152||-0.002||-22|
People with the surname Cotton 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 Cotton are: