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Downs Surname


Frequency of Downs in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, DOWNS ranked #955 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 33,494 people, or approximately 1 in every 8,054 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
DOWNS95533,49485.69%9.75%0.61%0.39%1.37%2.19%
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, DOWNS ranked #970 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 8,333 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Downs Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 368 grave(s) with the surname Downs.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Downs.

Resource Links for Downs


Downs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Downs

Downs Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Downs (21 May 2008)

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

Downs Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/downs/

Downs Surname Origin & Family History [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Downs surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History & Genealogy Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/d/downs.php (6 May 2011)


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