| Share
 

Most Common Last Names in the U.S., 1990

Visit Family Name Search to discover the meanings and origins of last names.

Rank Name Frequency1
1. Smith 1.01%
2. Johnson 0.81
3. Williams 0.70
4. Jones 0.62
5. Brown 0.62
6. Davis 0.48
7. Miller 0.42
8. Wilson 0.34
9. Moore 0.31
10. Taylor 0.31%
11. Anderson 0.31
12. Thomas 0.31
13. Jackson 0.31
14. White 0.28
15. Harris 0.28
16. Martin 0.27
17. Thompson 0.27
18. Garcia 0.25
19. Martinez 0.23%
20. Robinson 0.23
21. Clark 0.23
22. Rodriguez 0.23
23. Lewis 0.23
24. Lee 0.22
25. Walker 0.22
26. Hall 0.20
27. Allen 0.20
28. Young 0.19
29. Hernandez 0.19
30. King 0.19
NOTE: Based on 1990 Census data. Numbers are rounded.
1. Percent of U.S. population sample.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau. Web: www.census.gov/genealogy/names/dist.all.last .

Most Common Last Names in the U.S., 2000 Miscellaneous Most Popular Given Names, 1880–2007