Last Name FISHER


Meaning The fisher. one who obtained his living by fishing.
A fisherman.
Origin English, Scottish, Jewish, Arabic, Russian, French, Greek, Polish, Irish, Lebanese, Falkland, Maori, Amish, Austrian, Belgian, Malawian, South african, Hungarian

Rank 100 (2000 US census) 113 (1990 US census)
Count 210,279 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 84.59%, or 177875 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 11.28%, or 23719 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.42%, or 883 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.71%, or 1493 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.42%, or 2986 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.58%, or 3322 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...

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...

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