Frequently Occurring Surnames

This report documents both the overall frequency of surnames (last names), as well assome of the basic demographic characteristics that are associated with surnames. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census

Top 50 Surnames
Rank Name Number of occurences Proportion per 100,000 people for name Cumulative proportion per 100,000 people Hispanic White Only Hispanic Black Only Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native Only Hispanic of Two or More Races Hispanic Origin
1 Smith 2,376,206 880.85 880.85 73.35% 22.22% 0.4% 0.85% 1.63% 1.56%
2 Johnson 1,857,160 688.44 1569.3 61.55% 33.8% 0.42% 0.91% 1.82% 1.5%
3 Williams 1,534,042 568.66 2137.96 48.52% 46.72% 0.37% 0.78% 2.01% 1.6%
4 Brown 1,380,145 511.62 2649.58 60.71% 34.54% 0.41% 0.83% 1.86% 1.64%
5 Jones 1,362,755 505.17 3154.75 57.69% 37.73% 0.35% 0.94% 1.85% 1.44%
6 Miller 1,127,803 418.07 3572.82 85.81% 10.41% 0.42% 0.63% 1.31% 1.43%
7 Davis 1,072,335 397.51 3970.33 64.73% 30.77% 0.4% 0.79% 1.73% 1.58%
8 Garcia 858,289 318.17 4288.5 6.17% 0.49% 1.43% 0.58% 0.51% 90.81%
9 Rodriguez 804,240 298.13 4586.62 5.52% 0.54% 0.58% 0.24% 0.41% 92.7%
10 Wilson 783,051 290.27 4876.9 69.72% 25.32% 0.46% 1.03% 1.74% 1.73%
11 Martinez 775,072 287.32 5164.22 6.04% 0.52% 0.6% 0.64% 0.46% 91.72%
12 Anderson 762,394 282.62 5446.83 77.6% 18.06% 0.48% 0.7% 1.59% 1.58%
13 Taylor 720,370 267.04 5713.87 67.8% 27.67% 0.39% 0.75% 1.78% 1.61%
14 Thomas 710,696 263.45 5977.33 55.53% 38.17% 1.63% 1.01% 2.0% 1.66%
15 Hernandez 706,372 261.85 6239.18 4.55% 0.38% 0.65% 0.27% 0.35% 93.81%
16 Moore 698,671 259.0 6498.17 68.85% 26.92% 0.37% 0.65% 1.7% 1.5%
17 Martin 672,711 249.37 6747.54 77.47% 15.3% 0.71% 0.94% 1.59% 3.99%
18 Jackson 666,125 246.93 6994.47 41.93% 53.02% 0.31% 1.04% 2.18% 1.53%
19 Thompson 644,368 238.87 7233.34 72.48% 22.53% 0.44% 1.15% 1.78% 1.62%
20 White 639,515 237.07 7470.4 67.91% 27.38% 0.39% 1.01% 1.76% 1.55%
21 Lopez 621,536 230.4 7700.81 5.85% 0.61% 1.04% 0.47% 0.52% 91.51%
22 Lee 605,860 224.59 7925.4 40.09% 17.41% 37.83% 1.03% 2.3% 1.34%
23 Gonzalez 597,718 221.57 8146.97 4.76% 0.37% 0.38% 0.18% 0.33% 93.99%
24 Harris 593,542 220.02 8366.99 53.88% 41.63% 0.36% 0.65% 2.02% 1.45%
25 Clark 548,369 203.28 8570.27 76.84% 18.53% 0.41% 0.94% 1.6% 1.68%
26 Lewis 509,930 189.03 8759.3 60.97% 33.83% 0.45% 1.14% 1.97% 1.64%
27 Robinson 503,028 186.47 8945.77 51.34% 44.1% 0.37% 0.51% 1.99% 1.68%
28 Walker 501,307 185.83 9131.61 61.25% 34.17% 0.35% 0.83% 1.8% 1.6%
29 Perez 488,521 181.09 9312.7 5.95% 0.48% 1.18% 0.26% 0.48% 91.65%
30 Hall 473,568 175.55 9488.25 75.11% 20.75% 0.48% 0.63% 1.63% 1.4%
31 Young 465,948 172.73 9660.97 68.91% 23.79% 2.95% 0.73% 1.93% 1.69%
32 Allen 463,368 171.77 9832.74 70.24% 25.14% 0.41% 0.83% 1.77% 1.62%
33 Sanchez 441,242 163.57 9996.31 5.77% 0.5% 1.01% 0.49% 0.45% 91.78%
34 Wright 440,367 163.24 10159.55 68.3% 27.36% 0.4% 0.66% 1.75% 1.52%
35 King 438,986 162.73 10322.28 72.8% 22.02% 0.88% 0.97% 1.71% 1.62%
36 Scott 420,091 155.73 10478.01 62.6% 32.26% 0.41% 1.15% 1.9% 1.68%
37 Green 413,477 153.27 10631.29 59.33% 36.23% 0.34% 0.61% 1.78% 1.71%
38 Baker 413,351 153.23 10784.51 82.08% 13.63% 0.45% 0.83% 1.54% 1.47%
39 Adams 413,086 153.13 10937.64 76.17% 19.2% 0.45% 0.79% 1.63% 1.76%
40 Nelson 412,236 152.81 11090.46 80.29% 14.93% 0.51% 1.09% 1.49% 1.68%
41 Hill 411,770 152.64 11243.1 66.83% 28.42% 0.42% 0.91% 1.78% 1.64%
42 Ramirez 388,987 144.2 11387.3 4.4% 0.29% 0.97% 0.27% 0.4% 93.67%
43 Campbell 371,953 137.88 11525.18 76.47% 19.13% 0.43% 0.65% 1.67% 1.65%
44 Mitchell 367,433 136.21 11661.38 63.55% 31.52% 0.39% 0.98% 1.93% 1.63%
45 Roberts 366,215 135.75 11797.14 79.56% 15.86% 0.47% 0.85% 1.67% 1.58%
46 Carter 362,548 134.4 11931.53 60.51% 34.99% 0.39% 0.71% 1.88% 1.52%
47 Phillips 351,848 130.43 12061.96 78.95% 16.36% 0.45% 0.99% 1.68% 1.58%
48 Evans 342,237 126.87 12188.83 70.65% 25.05% 0.4% 0.68% 1.67% 1.55%
49 Turner 335,663 124.43 12313.26 66.67% 29.31% 0.33% 0.56% 1.72% 1.4%
50 Torres 325,169 120.54 12433.8 6.05% 0.58% 1.42% 0.26% 0.53% 91.16%
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