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Thornton Surname


Frequency of Thornton in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, THORNTON ranked #347 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 81,191 people, or approximately 1 in every 3,323 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
THORNTON34781,19169.33%26.53%0.66%0.37%1.80%1.31%
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, THORNTON ranked #354 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 3,226 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Thornton Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 1,275 grave(s) with the surname Thornton.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Thornton.

Resource Links for Thornton


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

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

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

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

Thornton Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/thornton/


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