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Benson Surname


Frequency of Benson in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BENSON ranked #332 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 84,233 people, or approximately 1 in every 3,203 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
BENSON33284,23379.98%15.65%0.74%0.61%1.48%1.55%
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, BENSON ranked #331 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 3,030 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Benson Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,395 grave(s) with the surname Benson.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Benson.

Resource Links for Benson


BENSON Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Benson (9 May 2008)

Benson (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benson_(surname)

Benson Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/benson/

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

Benson Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Benson surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Benson family history & genealogy resources to trace your family tree & ancestry.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/b/benson.php (14 May 2011)

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


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