Last Name LUSK


Meaning A burning or searing. Gaelic, 'Loisg,' to burn.
Origin Welsh, Jewish, Hungarian

Rank 2,726 (2000 US census) 1,788 (1990 US census)
Count 12,145 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 88.17%, or 10708 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 8.25%, or 1002 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.33%, or 40 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.58%, or 70 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.33%, or 162 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.34%, or 163 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...

Most Popular Kazakh Baby Names

Below is the list of popular Kazakh first names in alphabetical order.

First girl baby names:

Адиль (Adil) Адия (Adiea) Ажар (Azhar) Айбала (Ajbala) Айбарша (Ajbarsha) Айбике (Ajbike) Айганша (Ajgansha) Айгуль (Ajgul) Аида (Aida) Айда...

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...

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