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Black Surname


Frequency of Black in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BLACK ranked #160 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 150,186 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,796 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
BLACK160150,18676.65%18.56%1.35%0.42%1.49%1.53%
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, BLACK ranked #149 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,587 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Black Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,443 grave(s) with the surname Black.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Black.

Resource Links for Black


Black Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/black/

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

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)

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


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