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Knox Surname


Frequency of Knox in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, KNOX ranked #724 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 42,937 people, or approximately 1 in every 6,283 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
KNOX72442,93765.71%30.25%0.65%0.37%1.62%1.40%
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, KNOX ranked #641 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 5,263 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Knox Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 659 grave(s) with the surname Knox.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Knox.

Resource Links for Knox


Knox Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy Resources at Ancestor Search. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Knox surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/k/knox.php (2 Oct 2010)

KNOX Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Knox (16 Aug 2007)

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

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

Knox Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/knox/


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