Last Name STOKES


Meaning Local: Of Stoke. There are sixty-six parishes in Crockford either simply Stoke or compounded, as in such cases as Stoke Bishop, Stoke Canon, Stoke Ash, Stoke Courcy. It is to be noticed that most of the entries of Stoke are prefixed with 'de,' those of Stock with 'de la' or 'atte.' 'de Stoke' implies a town or village, 'de la Stock' or 'atte Stock,' some single stump of a tree, etc, where the nominee dwelt. Etymologically, Stoke is much older form than Stock. Monosyllabic local surnames commonly add the genitive 's,' as in Williams, Jones, etc. Hencse Stoke is now almost unknown.
Local: A parish in Buckinghamshire; also, towns in Suffolk and Gloucestershire, England. The name signifies a place, a settlement. 'Stuge,' Danish, a ravine.
Origin English, Jewish, Lithuanian, Irish, South african

Rank 510 (2000 US census) 418 (1990 US census)
Count 58,687 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 60.78%, or 35670 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 35.09%, or 20593 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.33%, or 194 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.44%, or 258 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.71%, or 1004 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.64%, or 962 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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