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Richards Surname


Frequency of Richards in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, RICHARDS ranked #215 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 125,653 people, or approximately 1 in every 2,147 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
RICHARDS215125,65381.74%13.28%0.94%0.53%1.62%1.89%
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, RICHARDS ranked #212 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 2,041 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Richards Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,788 grave(s) with the surname Richards.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Richards.

Resource Links for Richards


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

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

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

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

Richards Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/richards/


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