German American Names  
 
   
 

This table marks entries in 10 different categories. The first three are reflecting the popularity of a name in our times while the remaining refer to historical documents.

  Occurrences:
Names Total 2000 GT BT PL IN ON HU WV USC IP
Ger-transformed 7 6 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Ger-common 67,442 57,835 54,674 145 5,936 913 4,964 4,062 1,090 2,338 154
Sum 67,449 57,841 54,679 145 5,936 913 4,965 4,063 1,090 2,339 154

As a whole these categories are reflecting the hits of the data basis in the name master file.

cat long title Source
2000 Us Census 2000 Us Census Bureau
GT German count German Telephone Guide
BT British count BT Telephone Guide
PL Passenger lists Egle Name of foreigners
IN Indentured servants Gibson, John, Fisher, William: Redemptioners and indentured Servans 1771 - 1773
ON Old names Eshleman, Frank: Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers
HU Huguenot name German Huguenote name, source: www.hugenotten.de
WV West Virginia Dyers Land Deeds
USC US Census 1790 US Census Bureau
IP Irish Palatine name www.irishpalatines.org/about/name.html