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Anderson Surname


Frequency of Anderson in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, ANDERSON ranked #12 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 762,394 people, or approximately 1 in every 354 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
ANDERSON12762,39477.60%18.06%0.70%0.48%1.59%1.58%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, ANDERSON ranked #11 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 322 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Anderson Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 13,752 grave(s) with the surname Anderson.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Anderson.

Resource Links for Anderson


Anderson Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://www.distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Anderson (22 Aug 2007)

Anderson Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/anderson/

Anderson Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Anderson/surnames.htm

Anderson (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anderson_(surname) (1 Apr 2011)

Behind the Name: A [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=a (1 Feb 2011)

Anderson Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Anderson surname / last name in this family name dictionary with family history & genealogy resources.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/a/anderson.php (31 Oct 2010)


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