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Frequency of Best in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BEST ranked #855 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 36,862 people, or approximately 1 in every 7,318 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
BEST85536,86273.73%22.04%0.53%0.33%1.48%1.88%
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, BEST ranked #737 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 6,250 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Best Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 309 grave(s) with the surname Best.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Best.

Resource Links for Best


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

Best Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/best/

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

BEST Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Best (21 Jul 2007)

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)


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