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.


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...

Russian middle names

As with many things that are 'Russian,' neither child nor his parents has much choice in picking the name. It is purely patronymic and generally predefined at the time when the child is born or even rather conceived. The name is derived from the child's father's first...

Ukrainian middle names

Ukrainian middle names form the same way as Russian ones, except that for girls, the patronymic ending is '-ivna' rather than '-ovna' or '-evna.' Follow the Russian middle names link to get any additional information.


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