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Wilson Surname


Frequency of Wilson in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, WILSON ranked #10 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 783,051 people, or approximately 1 in every 345 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
WILSON10783,05169.72%25.32%1.03%0.46%1.74%1.73%
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, WILSON ranked #8 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 295 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

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

Wilson Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 6,721 grave(s) with the surname Wilson.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Wilson.

Resource Links for Wilson


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

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

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

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)

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

Wilson Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/wilson/


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