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Atherton Surname


Frequency of Atherton in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, ATHERTON ranked #5,000 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 6,435 people, or approximately 1 in every 41,921 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
ATHERTON5,0006,43593.41%1.66%0.31%0.59%1.59%2.44%
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, ATHERTON ranked #3,842 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 33,333 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Atherton Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 97 grave(s) with the surname Atherton.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Atherton.

Resource Links for Atherton


Atherton Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://www.distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Atherton (9 Aug 2007)

Atherton Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Atherton surname / last name in this family name dictionary with family history & genealogy resources.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/a/atherton.php (4 Apr 2011)

Atherton Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/atherton/

List of people with surname Atherton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_with_surname_Atherton

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


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