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Ransom Surname


Frequency of Ransom in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, RANSOM ranked #2,113 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 15,754 people, or approximately 1 in every 17,123 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
RANSOM2,11315,75456.72%36.77%2.34%0.44%2.05%1.67%
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, RANSOM ranked #1,906 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 14,286 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Ransom Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 333 grave(s) with the surname Ransom.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Ransom.

Resource Links for Ransom


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

Ransom Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/ransom/

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

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

Ransom Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Ransom surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/r/ransom.php (12 Oct 2010)


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