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Leigh Surname


Frequency of Leigh in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, LEIGH ranked #3,350 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 9,756 people, or approximately 1 in every 27,651 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
LEIGH3,3509,75680.30%13.80%0.49%1.88%1.88%1.66%
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, LEIGH ranked #3,435 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 25,000 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Leigh Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 177 grave(s) with the surname Leigh.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Leigh.

Resource Links for Leigh


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

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

Leigh Surname Origin & Family History. Get Started in Genealogy [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Leigh surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/l/leigh.php (15 Aug 2010)

Leigh Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Leigh

Leigh Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/leigh/


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