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Sheldon Surname


Frequency of Sheldon in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, SHELDON ranked #1,708 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 19,246 people, or approximately 1 in every 14,017 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
SHELDON1,70819,24692.67%1.90%1.28%0.82%1.56%1.76%
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, SHELDON ranked #1,845 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.

Sheldon Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 233 grave(s) with the surname Sheldon.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Sheldon.

Resource Links for Sheldon


Sheldon Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/sheldon/

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

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

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

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


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