Surname statistics for Edge

There are approximately 10,304 people named Edge in the UK. That makes it the 1,027th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 163 are named Edge.

Frequency Comparisons
TotalRankFrequency %Per million people
Great Britain
United Kingdom (current)103041027N/A163
United Kingdom (1881 census)51598630.017172
Change since 1881+5145-164-0.001-9
Other Countries
United States112162950N/A42


People with the surname Edge are slightly less likely to be politicians than 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 Edge are:

  1. Labour (1)
  2. Liberal Democrat (1)
  3. Merton Coalition (1)
More stats for the politics nerds!

Top male forenames

David Edge
John Edge
Michael Edge
Richard Edge
Peter Edge
Christopher Edge
Robert Edge
Stephen Edge
Andrew Edge
Paul Edge
Philip Edge
James Edge
Anthony Edge
Jonathan Edge
Ian Edge
Alan Edge
Kevin Edge
Colin Edge
Thomas Edge
Martin Edge

Top female forenames

Susan Edge
Michelle Edge
Barbara Edge
Victoria Edge
Christine Edge
Julie Edge
Margaret Edge
Joanne Edge
Karen Edge
Janet Edge
Ruth Edge
Patricia Edge
Caroline Edge
Kathleen Edge
Elizabeth Edge
Alison Edge
Tracey Edge
Amanda Edge
Anne Edge
Jacqueline Edge


  • 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.