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Figures from the USA are more difficult to assess, as they are broken down into the 50 states.
The Census Bureau reports the following, found on the web site mentioned;
FEATHERSTONE 2,487> 0.001> 7839
FEATHERSTON 2,487> 0.001<=> 8743
FETHERSTON is identified by the U.S. Bureau of the Census as a surname with more than 100 occurrences in the United States for the year-2000 U.S. Census. In “Demographic Aspects of Surnames from Census 2000”, the Census Bureau tabulated the surnames of all people who had obtained Social Security Numbers by the year 2000.

FETHERSTON ranks # 43708 in terms of the most common surnames in America for 2000.

FETHERSTON had 465 occurrences in the 2000 Census, according the U.S. government records.

Out of a sample of 100,000 people in the United States, FETHERSTON would occur an average of 0.17 times.

Race / ethnic origin

The race categories shown in these files are the modified race categories used in the Census Bureau’s population estimates program. All people were categorized into six mutually exclusive racial and Hispanic origin groups: “White only”, “Black only”, “American Indian and Alaskan Native only”, “Asian and Pacific Islander only”, “Two or More Races”, and “Hispanic”.

For the last name of FETHERSTON the Census Bureau reports the following race / ethnic origin breakdown:

97.85 percent, or 455 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic White Only”
Insignificant percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Black Only”
Insignificant percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only”
Insignificant percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native”
Insignificant percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races”
Insignificant percent, or Less than 100 total occurrences, were “Hispanic Origin”

NOTE: Fields suppressed for confidentiality are assigned the value “Insignificant”

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FEATHERSTONE is identified by the U.S. Bureau of the Census as a surname with more than 100 occurrences in the United States for the year-2000 U.S. Census. In “Demographic Aspects of Surnames from Census 2000”, the Census Bureau tabulated the surnames of all people who had obtained Social Security Numbers by the year 2000.

FEATHERSTONE ranks # 9697 in terms of the most common surnames in America for 2000.

FEATHERSTONE had 3,074 occurrences in the 2000 Census, according the U.S. government records.

Out of a sample of 100,000 people in the United States, FEATHERSTONE would occur an average of 1.14 times.

Race / ethnic origin

The race categories shown in these files are the modified race categories used in the Census Bureau’s population estimates program. All people were categorized into six mutually exclusive racial and Hispanic origin groups: “White only”, “Black only”, “American Indian and Alaskan Native only”, “Asian and Pacific Islander only”, “Two or More Races”, and “Hispanic”.

For the last name of FEATHERSTONE the Census Bureau reports the following race / ethnic origin breakdown:

69.71 percent, or 2,143 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic White Only”
25.63 percent, or 788 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Black Only”
0.55 percent, or 17 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only”
0.91 percent, or 28 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native”
1.69 percent, or 52 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races”
1.5 percent, or 46 total occurrences, were “Hispanic Origin”

NOTE: Fields suppressed for confidentiality are assigned the value “Insignificant”
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FEATHERSTON is identified by the U.S. Bureau of the Census as a surname with more than 100 occurrences in the United States for the year-2000 U.S. Census. In “Demographic Aspects of Surnames from Census 2000”, the Census Bureau tabulated the surnames of all people who had obtained Social Security Numbers by the year 2000.

FEATHERSTON ranks # 10221 in terms of the most common surnames in America for 2000.

FEATHERSTON had 2,894 occurrences in the 2000 Census, according the U.S. government records.

Out of a sample of 100,000 people in the United States, FEATHERSTON would occur an average of 1.07 times.

Race / ethnic origin

The race categories shown in these files are the modified race categories used in the Census Bureau’s population estimates program. All people were categorized into six mutually exclusive racial and Hispanic origin groups: “White only”, “Black only”, “American Indian and Alaskan Native only”, “Asian and Pacific Islander only”, “Two or More Races”, and “Hispanic”.

For the last name of FEATHERSTON the Census Bureau reports the following race / ethnic origin breakdown:

85.56 percent, or 2,476 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic White Only”
9.99 percent, or 289 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Black Only”
0.59 percent, or 17 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only”
1 percent, or 29 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native”
1.55 percent, or 45 total occurrences, were “Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races”
1.31 percent, or 38 total occurrences, were “Hispanic Origin”

A important point is that the variant surnames Featherstun, and Featherstonhaugh do not appear in the figures.

A breakdown of the various branches of the Featherston’s in the USA by Joyce Fay Hawkins can be seen here.

You can find more about the data we have in our database here