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Lewis Surname


Frequency of Lewis in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, LEWIS ranked #26 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 509,930 people, or approximately 1 in every 529 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
LEWIS26509,93060.97%33.83%1.14%0.45%1.97%1.64%
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, LEWIS ranked #23 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 442 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Lewis Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 7,554 grave(s) with the surname Lewis.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Lewis.

Resource Links for Lewis


Lewis Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/lewis/

Lewis surname DNA project - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_surname_DNA_project

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

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

LEWIS Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Lewis (26 May 2007)

Lewis (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_(surname) (15 Mar 2011)

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)


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