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Hughes Surname


Frequency of Hughes in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, HUGHES ranked #83 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 229,390 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,176 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
HUGHES83229,39080.60%15.45%0.52%0.39%1.46%1.58%
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, HUGHES ranked #88 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,087 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Hughes Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,734 grave(s) with the surname Hughes.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Hughes.

Resource Links for Hughes


Hughes Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy Resources. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Hughes surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/h/hughes.php (12 Oct 2010)

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)

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

Hughes Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/hughes/

HUGHES Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Hughes (24 Jan 2007)

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


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