Meaning Not available
Origin Jewish, Portuguese

Rank 38,141 (2000 US census) 58,856 (1990 US census)
Count 546 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 68.68%, or 375 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 1.47%, or 8 total occurrences, as black,
  • 11.17%, or 61 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 2.38%, or 13 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 4.58%, or 25 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 11.72%, or 64 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Census 2000: how many distinct surnames are there?

Even after applying various edits and acceptance criteria to the names, there are a sizable number of unique names in the population. Over 6 million last names were identified. Many of these names were either unique (occurred once)...

How many distinct last names exist in the United States of America?

How does one estimate/guess that number? The first source that comes to mind is the result of the latest available census. We know that 2000 year census presents us with a little over 150,000 unique surnames. The least po...

English surnames

English surnames can be divided into five classes: Baptisimal or Personal (first) names, local, official, and occupative surnames. Nicknames represent the last class. Practically there are only four classes, for it is often hard ti distinguish between occupation and offic...

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