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Holmes Surname


Frequency of Holmes in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, HOLMES ranked #161 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 150,166 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,796 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
HOLMES161150,16659.22%36.52%0.73%0.31%1.72%1.50%
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, HOLMES ranked #145 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,538 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Holmes Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,363 grave(s) with the surname Holmes.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Holmes.

Resource Links for Holmes


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

Holmes Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/holmes/

Behind the Name: H [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=h (2 Feb 2011)

HOLMES Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Holmes (1 Jun 2007)

Holmes Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy Resources. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Holmes surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/h/holmes.php (8 May 2011)

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


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