Last Name LENNON


Meaning 'Leannon,' a lover, a sweetheart.
Origin Gaelic, Spanish, Irish, Belgian

Rank 3,201 (2000 US census) 4,111 (1990 US census)
Count 10,265 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 81.81%, or 8398 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 14.12%, or 1449 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.43%, or 44 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.26%, or 27 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.68%, or 172 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.7%, or 175 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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