HERNANDEZ Family Tree and HERNANDEZ Genealogy Records
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Hernandez is a widespread Spanish surname that became common around the 15th century. Originally a patronymic, it means son of Hernando, Hernando or Fernando being the Spanish version of Germanic Ferdinand. FERNANDEZ is a very common variant of the name. Hernandes and Fernandes are their Portuguese equivalents.
The fact that the Hernández family of Spain bears a version of the French royal arms leads many to speculate that they descend from the French royal house of Valois.
As of 2014, 52.9% of all known bearers of the surname Hernández were residents of Mexico (frequency 1:25), 7.7% of the United States (1:510), 6.3% of Colombia (1:83), 5.8% of Venezuela (1:57), 4.1% of Cuba (1:30), 4.0% of Spain (1:125), 4.0% of Guatemala (1:44), 2.9% of Honduras (1:33), 2.7% of El Salvador (1:26), 1.5% of Nicaragua (1:43), 1.5% of the Philippines (1:746), 1.2% of the Dominican Republic (1:92) and 1.2% of Chile (1:158).
2010 US Census data for HERNANDEZ
This surname is in the top 162,000 names in the US Census from 2010. (There must be at least 100 to make the list).
There are 1043281 HERNANDEZ records listed in the 2010 US Census, and it is the Number 11 ranked name. A HERNANDEZ makes up 353.68 of every 100k people in the population.
Other US Census data for HERNANDEZ
3.79% are White Alone (Non-Hispanic)
0.36% are Black Alone (Non-Hispanic Black or African American Alone)
94.89% are Hispanic or Latino origin
0.6% are Asian Alone (Non-Hispanic Asian and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone)
0.19% are American Indian (Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native Alone)
0.16% Non-Hispanic Two or More Races
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