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Houghton Surname


Frequency of Houghton in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, HOUGHTON ranked #3,016 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 11,019 people, or approximately 1 in every 24,482 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
HOUGHTON3,01611,01993.92%2.09%0.68%0.45%1.26%1.60%
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, HOUGHTON ranked #3,144 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 25,000 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Houghton Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 78 grave(s) with the surname Houghton.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Houghton.

Resource Links for Houghton


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

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

Houghton Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/houghton/

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

Houghton Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy Resources. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Houghton surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/h/houghton.php (21 May 2011)


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