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Clayton Surname


Frequency of Clayton in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, CLAYTON ranked #548 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 54,875 people, or approximately 1 in every 4,916 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
CLAYTON54854,87571.44%24.56%0.50%0.38%1.78%1.35%
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, CLAYTON ranked #468 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 4,167 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Clayton Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 488 grave(s) with the surname Clayton.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Clayton.

Resource Links for Clayton


Clayton Surname Origin & Family History [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Clayton surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History & Genealogy Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/c/clayton.php (3 Apr 2011)

CLAYTON Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Clayton (12 Nov 2007)

Clayton Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/clayton/

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)

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


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