Last Name BUSH


Meaning Local: At the bush.
Origin English, Jewish, French, German, Irish, Slovakian, Falkland, Creole

Rank 346 (2000 US census) 304 (1990 US census)
Count 81,524 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 74.14%, or 60442 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 21.49%, or 17520 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.52%, or 424 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.78%, or 636 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.53%, or 1247 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.55%, or 1264 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)...

Longest baby names

The longest first name, consisting of 12 characters, from the baby names reported since the year 1880 in the United States is Francisquita.

There are three names consisting of 11 characters: Christopher, Margueritta, and Margueritte

Scottish surnames

Scottish last names divide themselves into two classes: Highland and Lowland.
In very few instances the names were considered before the eleventh century. They became significantly better known only since the thirteen century.
Just like English and other last n...

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