Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000
NOTE: This presentation of data focuses on summarized aggregates of counts of surnames, and does not in any way identify specific individuals.
Tabulations of all surnames occurring 100 or more times in the Census 2000 returns are provided in the files listed below. The first link explains the methodology used for identifying and editing names data. The second link provides an Excel file of the top 1000 surnames. The third link provides zipped Excel and CSV (comma separated) files of the complete list of 151,671 names.
The top ten surnames are:
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