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Jacobs Surname


Frequency of Jacobs in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, JACOBS ranked #233 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 115,540 people, or approximately 1 in every 2,335 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
JACOBS233115,54076.65%15.86%3.66%0.48%1.63%1.72%
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, JACOBS ranked #231 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 2,174 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Jacobs Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,724 grave(s) with the surname Jacobs.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Jacobs.

Resource Links for Jacobs


Jacobs Family Surname Genealogy [freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com]
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tqpeiffer/Documents/Surnames/DKPS/Jacobs/JACOBS Surname Webpage.htm (2 Sep 2011)

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

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

JACOBS Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Jacobs (19 May 2008)

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

Jacobs Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/jacobs/


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