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Benjamin Surname


Frequency of Benjamin in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BENJAMIN ranked #868 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 36,439 people, or approximately 1 in every 7,403 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
BENJAMIN86836,43953.29%39.24%0.94%1.82%2.37%2.35%
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, BENJAMIN ranked #840 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 7,143 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Benjamin Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 394 grave(s) with the surname Benjamin.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Benjamin.

Resource Links for Benjamin


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

Benjamin Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/benjamin/

Benjamin Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Benjamin surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Benjamin family history & genealogy resources to trace your family tree & ancestry.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/b/benjamin.php (25 Apr 2011)

Benjamin (name) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_(name)

BENJAMIN Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Benjamin (9 Mar 2007)


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