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Shaw Surname


Frequency of Shaw in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, SHAW ranked #150 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 155,172 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,738 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
SHAW150155,17274.67%20.23%0.73%1.24%1.65%1.48%
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, SHAW ranked #144 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,538 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Shaw Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,625 grave(s) with the surname Shaw.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Shaw.

Resource Links for Shaw


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

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

Shaw Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/shaw/

Shaw (name) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaw_(name)

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

Shaw Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Shaw surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/s/shaw.php (15 Oct 2010)


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