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Chavez Surname


Frequency of Chavez in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, CHAVEZ ranked #118 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 185,865 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,451 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
CHAVEZ118185,8655.65%0.21%1.15%0.59%0.43%91.98%
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, CHAVEZ ranked #194 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,923 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Chavez Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,082 grave(s) with the surname Chavez.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Chavez.

Resource Links for Chavez


Chavez Surname Origin & Family History [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Chavez surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History & Genealogy Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/c/chavez.php (29 Oct 2010)

Chavez Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/chavez/

Chavez Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Chavez (28 Aug 2007)

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

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

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


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