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White Surname


Frequency of White in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, WHITE ranked #20 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 639,515 people, or approximately 1 in every 422 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
WHITE20639,51567.91%27.38%1.01%0.39%1.76%1.55%
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, WHITE ranked #14 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 358 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

White Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 7,910 grave(s) with the surname White.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname White.

Resource Links for White


White Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/white/

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

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

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

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

White Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the White surname / last name in this family name dictionary. White family history & genealogy resources to trace your family tree & ancestry.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/w/white.php (21 Oct 2010)


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