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Most common last names

  • SMITH  6,072,127 individuals

  • JONES  2,860,555 individuals

  • BROWN  2,776,092 individuals

  • TAYLOR  2,598,592 individuals

  • WILLIAMS  2,231,988 individuals

  • WILSON  2,013,994 individuals

  • JOHNSON  1,957,953 individuals

  • WHITE  1,630,807 individuals

  • WRIGHT  1,523,348 individuals

  • MARTIN  1,522,569 individuals

  • WALKER  1,513,726 individuals

  • HALL  1,454,957 individuals

  • THOMPSON  1,421,563 individuals

  • ROBINSON  1,403,762 individuals

  • DAVIS  1,403,010 individuals

  • CLARK  1,389,289 individuals

  • THOMAS  1,343,904 individuals

  • WOOD  1,312,188 individuals

  • MILLER  1,273,341 individuals

  • JACKSON  1,254,440 individuals

Name of the day

Last Name : Roberts

1,098,277 individuals bear this name

English: from the personal name Robert with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.