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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 : Hill

1,238,589 individuals bear this name

1: English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill from Middle English hill hell hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller. This surname is also very common among African Americans.2: English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille ...