Last Name ALLERTON

Summary/Contribute


Meaning Local: There are several places so named: Allerton on Merseyside, Chapel Allerton and other places in West Yorkshire. Literally means 'settlement or enclosure by the alders.'
Origin English

Rank 40,987 (2000 US census) 88,614 (1990 US census)
Count 502 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 95.02%, or 477 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • undisclosed % as black,
  • 1.59%, or 8 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • undisclosed % as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.2%, or 6 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.59%, or 8 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.


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