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Does the U.S. Census Bureau provide any data by first names and surnames?

The Census Bureau provides first and surname data that may be of interest to people seeking genealogy, family name, or given name information from the following decennial censuses:  

  • Frequently Occurring Surnames From Census 2000,
  • Frequently Occurring First Names and Surnames From the 1990 Census, and 
  • Spanish surname list from the 1990 Census.

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