Meaning Local: At the vennel.
Local: At the vennel, i.e. a small street or passage.
Origin English, Welsh, Jewish, Irish

Rank 3,052 (2000 US census) 2,641 (1990 US census)
Count 10,884 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 68.53%, or 7459 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 27.93%, or 3040 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.35%, or 38 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.34%, or 37 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.29%, or 140 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.56%, or 170 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

American Surnames

One could claim that American surnames are very straightforward to describe and identify. Due to the way this country was formed, having people coming here from all over the world, the surnames simply represent all those people of different nationalities. So, we are don...

Shortest last names

The 2000 USA census contains no surnames with ONE character. The shortest last names there have at least two characters in them. We found 175 of those. It does not mean that a one character name does not exist. The census data only contain surnames that occurred at lea...

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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