Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Most common Names and Surnames (in USA)

Data based on the 1990 census.

Surnames


Ranking Surname #People
1Smith2,772,200
2Johnson2,232,100
3Williams1,926,200
4Jones1,711,200
5Brown1,711,200
6Davis1,322,700
7Miller1,168,400
8Wilson934,200
9Moore859,800
10Taylor857,000
11Anderson857,000
12Thomas857,000
13Jackson854,200
14White768,800
15Harris757,800
16Martin752,300
17Thompson741,300
18Garcia699,900
19Martinez644,800
20Robinson642,100
21Clark636,500
22Rodriguez631,000
23Lewis622,800
24Lee606,200
25Walker603,500
26Hall551,100
27Allen548,400
28Young531,800
29Hernandez529,100
30King523,600
31Wright520,800
32Lopez515,300
33Hill515,300
34Scott509,800
35Green504,300
36Adams479,500
37Baker471,200
38Gonzalez457,400
39Nelson446,400
40Carter446,400
41Mitchell440,900
42Perez427,100
43Roberts421,600
44Turner418,900
45Phillips410,600
46Campbell410,600
47Parker402,300
48Evans388,500
49Edwards377,500
50Collins369,300
51Stewart366,500
52Sanchez358,200
53Morris344,500
54Rogers338,900
55Reed336,200
56Cook330,700
57Morgan325,200
58Bell322,400
59Murphy322,400
60Bailey316,900
61Rivera311,400
62Cooper311,400
63Richardson308,600
64Cox303,100
65Howard303,100
66Ward297,600
67Torres297,600
68Peterson294,900
69Gray292,100
70Ramirez289,300
71James289,300
72Watson283,800
73Brooks283,800
74Kelly281,100
75Sanders275,600
76Price272,800
77Bennett272,800
78Wood270,100
79Barnes267,300
80Ross264,500
81Henderson261,800
82Coleman261,800
83Jenkins261,800
84Perry259,000
85Powell256,300
86Long253,500
87Patterson253,500
88Hughes253,500
89Flores253,500
90Washington253,500
91Butler250,800
92Simmons250,800
93Foster250,800
94Gonzales239,700
95Bryant239,700
96Alexander234,200
97Russell234,200
98Griffin231,500
99Diaz231,500
100Hayes228,700

Female Names


Ranking Name
1Mary
2Patricia
3Linda
4Barbara
5Elizabeth
6Jennifer
7Maria
8Susan
9Margaret
10Dorothy

Male Names


Ranking Name
1James
2John
3Robert
4Michael
5William
6David
7Richard
8Charles
9Joseph
10Thomas


The article in Wikipedia about surnames is a really interesting reading!.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Eugene said...

Funny stuff... Espetially German surname at 7th place... :)

12:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I couldnt find a single German surname in that list, a few Spanish ones (and there are probably a few Chinese families joining the English Lee) but none are only German...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miller_%28name%29

12:35 AM  

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