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Pearson Surname


Frequency of Pearson in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, PEARSON ranked #281 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 98,728 people, or approximately 1 in every 2,732 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
PEARSON28198,72874.49%21.59%0.43%0.47%1.60%1.42%
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, PEARSON ranked #255 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 2,381 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Pearson Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,674 grave(s) with the surname Pearson.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Pearson.

Resource Links for Pearson


Pearson Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/pearson/

Pearson Surname Origin & Family History. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Pearson surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/p/pearson.php (11 Oct 2010)

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

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

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

Pearson Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Pearson (2 Oct 2007)


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