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Root Surname


Frequency of Root in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, ROOT ranked #1,641 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 20,001 people, or approximately 1 in every 13,487 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
ROOT1,64120,00195.08%0.68%0.96%0.68%1.34%1.25%
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, ROOT ranked #1,834 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.

Root Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 184 grave(s) with the surname Root.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Root.

Resource Links for Root


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

Root Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Root surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/r/root.php (14 Oct 2010)

Root Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/root/

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

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


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