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  1. Colquhoun

    Colquhoun ( kə-HOON) is a surname of Scottish origin. It is a habitational name from the barony of Colquhoun in Dunbartonshire. The name is possibly derived from the Gaelic elements còil ("nook"), cùil ("corner"), or coill(e) ("wood") + cumhann ("narrow"), or comh-thonn ("the beating of waves together").Phonetically, MacOlquhoun is similar to MacElhone/MacIlhone and therefor may derive from the name the Gaelic name Mac Giolla Còmhghan. Còmhghan is derived from comh ("together") and gan-, gen- ("born").Calhoun, Calhoon, Colhoon, Colhoun, Hoon, Cahoun, and Cahoon are variants of the surname Colquhoun. They are generally found only in the United States of America, where conversely the original spelling Colquhoun is rare.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Colquhoun is ranked #33772 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Colquhoun surname appeared 674 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Colquhoun.

    76.1% or 513 total occurrences were White.
    16.7% or 113 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 18 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 16 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colquhoun in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colquhoun in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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