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Brown Surname


Frequency of Brown in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BROWN ranked #4 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 1,380,145 people, or approximately 1 in every 195 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
BROWN41,380,14560.71%34.54%0.83%0.41%1.86%1.64%
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, BROWN ranked #5 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 161 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Brown Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 10,402 grave(s) with the surname Brown.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Brown.

Resource Links for Brown


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

Brown Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/brown/

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

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

Brown Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Brown surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Brown family history & genealogy resources to trace your family tree & ancestry.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/b/brown.php (29 Oct 2010)

BROWN Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Brown (20 Jan 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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