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Perkins Surname


Frequency of Perkins in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, PERKINS ranked #212 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 126,951 people, or approximately 1 in every 2,125 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
PERKINS212126,95171.52%23.95%0.71%0.43%1.76%1.63%
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, PERKINS ranked #161 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,724 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Perkins Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,953 grave(s) with the surname Perkins.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Perkins.

Resource Links for Perkins


Perkins Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/perkins/

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)

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

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

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

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


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