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Shepherd Surname


Frequency of Shepherd in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, SHEPHERD ranked #515 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 57,935 people, or approximately 1 in every 4,656 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
SHEPHERD51557,93580.98%14.74%1.01%0.38%1.55%1.34%
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, SHEPHERD ranked #569 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 4,762 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Shepherd Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 495 grave(s) with the surname Shepherd.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Shepherd.

Resource Links for Shepherd


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

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

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

Shepherd Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/shepherd/


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