Last Name SALMAN


Meaning The son of Solomon, popularly Salamon, and with excrescent 'd' Salamond. This form represents families of English descent, Solomon representing later Jewish immigrations. Of course the London Directory has several Salamons, undoubtedly Jewish, but, speaking generally, English Salomans, Salamans, Salemans, Salmons, Salmans, Salmonds, Sammons, and Sammonds, are of English extraction, just as much as English Davies and Davidsons are (excepting when thse are Welsh or Scottish).
Origin English, Jewish, Arabic, Dutch, Irish, Belgian, Hungarian, Sudanese

Rank 15,710 (2000 US census) 28,389 (1990 US census)
Count 1,707 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 65.85%, or 1124 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • undisclosed % as black,
  • 10.9%, or 186 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • undisclosed % as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 14.7%, or 251 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 5.8%, or 99 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)...

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...

Christian baby names

Here is a list of baby names and their meanings that came to us straight from the Bible. ...

©2015 ANC Labs Inc | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | View in: Classic | Mobile