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Christopher Surname


Frequency of Christopher in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, CHRISTOPHER ranked #1,124 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 28,493 people, or approximately 1 in every 9,468 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
CHRISTOPHER1,12428,49376.74%17.44%0.36%0.95%1.90%2.61%
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, CHRISTOPHER ranked #1,182 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 10,000 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Christopher Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 274 grave(s) with the surname Christopher.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Christopher.

Resource Links for Christopher


Christopher Surname Origin & Family History [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Christopher surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History & Genealogy Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/c/christopher.php (2 Feb 2011)

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

Christopher Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/christopher/

Christopher Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Christopher

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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