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Jones Surname


Frequency of Jones in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, JONES ranked #5 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 1,362,755 people, or approximately 1 in every 198 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
JONES51,362,75557.69%37.73%0.94%0.35%1.85%1.44%
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, JONES ranked #4 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 161 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Jones Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 18,207 grave(s) with the surname Jones.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Jones.

Resource Links for Jones


Jones Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/jones/

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)

Jones Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy Resources at Ancestor Search. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Jones surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/j/jones.php (1 Oct 2010)

List of people with surname Jones - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_with_surname_Jones

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

JONES Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Jones (18 Feb 2007)

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


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