The 2000 U.S. Census counted 163,036 folks with the surname Washington. Ninety percent of them were African American, a far higher black percentage than for any other name.  Here are just a few of our favorite folks named Washington.

1. Justine “Baby” Washington

Soul Singer
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2. Kerry Washington

Actress & activist
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3. Daryl Washington

Linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL
(Photo: Facebook Friend)

4. Denzel Washington

Actor, producer, director
(Photo: PR Photos)

5. Eugena Washington

Model – Runner Up – Next Top Model
(Photo: PR Photos)

6. Elias Washington

Model and actor
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7. Isaiah Washington

Actor
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8. Linara Washington

Actress
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9. Geno Washington

R&B singer, actor, musician and author
(Photo: Flickr)

10. Billy Washington

Comedian (pictured with Kevin Hart)
(Photo: PR Photos)

11. Eric Washington

Former NBA player
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12. Dinah Washington

Jazz singer and pianist, who has been cited as “the most popular black female recording artist of the fifties.
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13. Pauletta Washington

Actress
(Photo: PR Photos)

14. Harold Washington 1922-1987

Lawyer, politician and the 51st Mayor of Chicago.
(Photo: Tumblr)

15. Algernod Lanier Washington aka Plies

Rapper
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16. Jascha Washington

Actor
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17. Booker T. Washington 1856-1915

Educator, author, orator & advisor to U.S. Presidents
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18. Grover Washington 1943-1999

Jazz-funk & soul-jazz saxophonist, musician, singer & songwriter
(Photo: Tumblr)

19. Tashiana Washington

Actress & Singer
(Photo: PR Photos)

20. Dr. A. Eugene Washington

Vice Chancellor for UCLA Health Sciences and Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
(Photo: PR Photos)

21. Maya Washington

Actress & fashion photographer
(Photo: PR Photos)

22. April Weeden Washington

Stunt woman, Stunt Coordinator, Actor,Singer
(Photo: PR Photos)

23. Michael Washington

Actor
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24. Faye Washington & El DeBarge

CEO of YWCA Greater Los Angeles
(Photo: PR Photos)

25. Kat Washington

Radio Personality &, Bad Girls Club season 5
(Photo: PR Photos)

26. De’Shawn Washington

Actor
(Photo: PR Photos)

27. Sabrina Washington

British singer-songwriter and dancer
(Photo: PR Photos)

28. Nigel Washington & Chloe Bailey

Actor
(Photo: PR Photos)

29. Fredi Washington 1903-1994

Accomplished dramatic film & stage actress and a civil rights activist.
(Photo: Tumblr)

30. Evan Washington

Actor
(Photo: PR Photos)

31. Claudell Washington

Former Major League Baseball
(Photo: Tumblr)

32. Craig A. Washington

Lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Texas who served in the Texas State Senate and the United States House of Representatives.

33. Dionne Washington

Singer
(Photo: PR Photos)