Surname statistics for Darley

There are approximately 2,507 people named Darley in the UK. That makes it the 3,778th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 40 are named Darley.

Frequency Comparisons
TotalRankFrequency %Per million people
Great Britain
United Kingdom (current)25073778N/A40
United Kingdom (1881 census)127632170.00443
Change since 1881+1231-5610-3
Other Countries
United States182014920N/A7

Top male forenames

John Darley
Andrew Darley
Peter Darley
Mark Darley
Paul Darley
Ian Darley
Michael Darley
James Darley
Simon Darley
Richard Darley
Antony Darley
Jonathan Darley
Steven Darley
Kevin Darley
Christopher Darley
Philip Darley
Alan Darley
Malcolm Darley

Top female forenames

Susan Darley
Shirley Darley
Christine Darley
Gillian Darley
Jane Darley
Jennifer Darley
Emma Darley
Enid Darley
Charlotte Darley
Frances Darley
Sarah Darley
Virginia Darley
Betty Darley
Patricia Darley
Helen Darley
Ann Darley
Amanda Darley
Rachel Darley


  • 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.