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Vela Surname


Frequency of Vela in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, VELA ranked #1,603 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 20,569 people, or approximately 1 in every 13,115 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
VELA1,60320,5697.45%0.25%0.23%0.49%0.42%91.16%
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, VELA ranked #1,503 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 12,500 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Vela Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 110 grave(s) with the surname Vela.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Vela.

Resource Links for Vela


Vela Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/vela/

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


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