Geneanet > Resources > Family Names > LOCUST

Origin and popularity of the name LOCUST


Locust : 1: Native American (Cherokee): translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on Cherokee kulsetsi ‘honey locust’ by extension also ‘sugar’. This surname is found mainly in OK and also in NC.2: African American: altered form of Lucas or Lucus. It may also be of Native American origin (see 1 above).3: English: unexplained. This surname has died out in Britain. Compare Locus 1.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

Subject to the Terms and Conditions of Ancestry

Last name frequency

Geographic distribution of the 104 individuals with the name LOCUST on Geneanet.


Most found places for the name LOCUST:

    This last name in the family trees

    See below the Geneanet members' family trees which contain the last name LOCUST

    (11 individuals)
    (9 individuals)
    (8 individuals)
    (6 individuals)

    Search another name

    Search 9 billion individuals

    Search 9 billion individuals

    Search the name of your ancestors and your family in a database of 9 billion indexed individuals on Geneanet.

    Search LOCUST

    Start your family tree

    Start your family tree

    Create your family tree and take advantage of valuable tips to help you search your ancestors.

    Start your family tree