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Lawson Surname


Frequency of Lawson in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, LAWSON ranked #235 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 115,186 people, or approximately 1 in every 2,342 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
LAWSON235115,18676.30%19.71%0.60%0.33%1.67%1.39%
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, LAWSON ranked #200 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,961 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Lawson Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,548 grave(s) with the surname Lawson.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Lawson.

Resource Links for Lawson


Lawson (name) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawson_(name)

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

Lawson Surname Origin & Family History. Get Started in Genealogy [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Lawson surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/l/lawson.php (13 Aug 2010)

Lawson Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/lawson/

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

LAWSON Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Lawson (28 Jul 2007)


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