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Polk Surname


Frequency of Polk in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, POLK ranked #1,270 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 25,438 people, or approximately 1 in every 10,605 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
POLK1,27025,43847.79%47.52%1.10%0.47%1.71%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, POLK ranked #1,062 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 9,091 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Polk Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 365 grave(s) with the surname Polk.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Polk.

Resource Links for Polk


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

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

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

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

Polk Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/polk/


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