Pitch for Surname Ranker


Company / App Name: Surname Ranker


Twitter – DataMiningDNA

What does it do?

The Surname Ranker is a free online tool with a simple interface to check how a surname ranks in the 2000 and 2010 censuses.
The tool provides both the rank and the total number of bearers of the name in the United States that year.

Why do we need it?

This tool will be invaluable for genealogy enthusiasts – and everybody else who wants to know how rare or common their surname is in the U.S.
Use the simple interface instead of hours searching the the U.S. Census Bureau.

Who is it for?

Genealogy enthusiasts and people researching their family trees are the target audience.

What makes it stand out from the crowd?

The simple interface with immediate retrieval of results.

What’s next?

The next phase will expand the tool to show geographic distribution of surnames across the country.

Link to Company / App Demo video