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Perry Surname


Frequency of Perry in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, PERRY ranked #97 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 212,644 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,269 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
PERRY97212,64470.71%24.37%0.82%0.46%1.86%1.78%
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, PERRY ranked #84 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,064 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Perry Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 3,086 grave(s) with the surname Perry.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Perry.

Resource Links for Perry


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

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

Perry Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/perry/

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)

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

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


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